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Whoa
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The "Whoa" cocktail is a bold, fruit-forward concoction that marries the sweet and tangy flavors of cider with the rich fruitiness of Red Alizé. It is further enhanced by the ... more The "Whoa" cocktail is a bold, fruit-forward concoction that marries the sweet and tangy flavors of cider with the rich fruitiness of Red Alizé. It is further enhanced by the warmth and depth of cognac, creating a layered and complex drink. Served in a lowball glass, the "Whoa" embraces the contrasting notes, offering a sip that starts off with a crisp apple zing and then transitions into a tropical, berry-like sweetness, all while being anchored by the sophisticated oak and vanilla notes of cognac. This drink is tailored for those who appreciate a potent, yet sweet beverage with a smooth finish.
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Red Alize
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40% | 2.4 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Whoa

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a lowball glass add the Red Alizé and cider and stir
Top up with the Remy Martin and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What can I expect from the flavor profile of Red Alize in the Whoa cocktail?

Red Alize, a key ingredient in the Whoa cocktail, is known for its fruity and exotic flavors, predominantly passion fruit mixed with cranberry and other tropical flavors. When combined with the Cognac, it introduces a sweet, vibrant layer to the cocktail, balanced by the underlying warmth and complexity of the Cognac.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Whoa cocktail stirred rather than shaken?

The Whoa cocktail is stirred rather than shaken to preserve the clarity and smoothness of the mix. Stirring is the preferred method for cocktails with distilled spirits to gently mix the ingredients without introducing too much air, which might cloud the drink or alter its delicate flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Which type of glass is ideal for serving the Whoa cocktail and why?

A lowball glass is ideal for serving the Whoa cocktail because its short stature and wide opening allow for the perfect balance of ice and liquid, enhancing the drinking experience. This type of glass also makes it easier to appreciate the cocktail's aroma and colors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

With an alcohol content of 40%, the Whoa cocktail sits on the higher end of the spectrum compared to standard cocktails, which typically range between 20-30% alcohol by volume. This makes the Whoa a particularly strong drink, best enjoyed slowly.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

If I don't have Red Alize, is there a substitute that can be used in the Whoa cocktail?

If Red Alize is unavailable, you can substitute it with another fruit-flavored liqueur to maintain the Whoa cocktail's fruity and tropical character. A good alternative would be a cranberry-flavored liqueur or a passion fruit liqueur, though the flavor profile might slightly change.

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