VPL
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VPL
Cocktail recipe

Rating

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The VPL is a cocktail with a concise and potent mix that combines the smoothness of vodka with the sweet, fruity notes of peach schnapps, and the tangy zest of ... more The VPL is a cocktail with a concise and potent mix that combines the smoothness of vodka with the sweet, fruity notes of peach schnapps, and the tangy zest of lemon vodka. Served in a shot glass, this cocktail is designed for a quick and vibrant experience, with flavors that are clear, pronounced, and geared towards those who enjoy a sharp, citrus-infused kick complemented by the mellow undertones of peach. The VPL's simplicity makes it an easy-to-prepare drink that delivers a straightforward and intense burst of flavor in a small package.
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31.67% | 0.95 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a VPL

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour vodka, peach schnapps and lemon vodka into a shot glass and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What can I use as a substitute if I don't have peach schnapps for the VPL cocktail?

If you don't have peach schnapps, a good substitute could be apricot brandy or a peach-flavored liqueur. These alternatives will maintain the fruity profile that is integral to the VPL cocktail.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Since the VPL cocktail is neither shaken nor stirred, how should I mix the ingredients effectively?

For cocktails like the VPL which are neither shaken nor stirred, the best method is to layer the ingredients directly in the glass. Carefully pour each ingredient over the back of a spoon to create distinct layers or gently pour them in order to blend them slightly without agitation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the VPL compare to more traditional cocktails?

The VPL has an alcohol content of approximately 31.67%, which is relatively high for its volume. Traditional cocktails such as a Margarita or a Martini typically range from 15% to 30% alcohol by volume, making the VPL quite strong in comparison.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a VPL cocktail for the optimal taste experience?

To serve a VPL cocktail optimally, ensure it is well chilled by either pre-chilling the ingredients or the shot glass itself. Serving it cold without dilution highlights the sharp, vibrant flavors of the vodka and peach schnapps, making for a bracing and refreshing shot.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the VPL cocktail?

Given its strong, bold flavours and high alcohol content, the VPL cocktail is best suited for lively occasions such as parties, celebratory events, or as a conversational starter in a casual gathering. Its shot glass presentation also makes it ideal for toasting.

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