Uppercut
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Uppercut
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The Uppercut cocktail is a simple yet distinctive drink that combines the sweet, almond-flavored richness of Amaretto with the fresh, tangy essence of orange juice. Served in a whisky glass, ... more The Uppercut cocktail is a simple yet distinctive drink that combines the sweet, almond-flavored richness of Amaretto with the fresh, tangy essence of orange juice. Served in a whisky glass, this cocktail offers a balanced interplay of citrus and nutty notes, catering to those who enjoy a mix of fruity and smooth amaretto flavors. The Uppercut is a cold drink that presents a straightforward duo of ingredients, making it an easy-to-enjoy choice for a casual sip or as a quick-to-prepare offering at social gatherings.
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Amaretto
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14% | 0.84 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Uppercut

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour a shot of orange juice into a rocks glass and a shot of amaretto into a shot glass
Place the shot glass into the rocks glass and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of Amaretto is best to use for an Uppercut cocktail?

For the Uppercut cocktail, using a high-quality Amaretto, such as Disaronno or Lazzaroni, can enhance the flavor. These brands offer a more nuanced and balanced almond-like sweetness that complements the orange juice well.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal temperature to serve the Uppercut cocktail?

The Uppercut cocktail is best served cold. You can achieve this by either chilling the whisky glass beforehand or using cold ingredients. However, it is not shaken or stirred with ice, so consider the temperature of your ingredients to ensure the cocktail is refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of an Uppercut compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 14%, the Uppercut cocktail has a slightly lower alcohol content compared to many standard cocktails, which often range from 15% to 30% alcohol by volume. This makes the Uppercut a milder choice, suitable for those preferring a less intoxicating option.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Uppercut cocktail suitable for vegans?

Yes, the Uppercut cocktail is suitable for vegans as it contains only orange juice and Amaretto, both of which are plant-based ingredients. However, it's always recommended to check the specific brands of Amaretto for any non-vegan additives.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What type of food pairs well with an Uppercut cocktail?

The Uppercut cocktail's sweet and citrusy profile pairs well with savory appetizers, such as almond-crusted chicken tenders, cheese platters, or olive and charcuterie boards. The contrast between the sweet and savory enhances the flavors of both the cocktail and the food.

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