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You Guys
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The "You Guys" cocktail is a bold convergence of flavors, featuring a robust blend that combines the rich, creamy textures of Irish cream and Advocaa with the distinctive profiles of ... more The "You Guys" cocktail is a bold convergence of flavors, featuring a robust blend that combines the rich, creamy textures of Irish cream and Advocaa with the distinctive profiles of vodka, whiskey, and Guinness. Presented in a lowball glass, this unique concoction delights with a mixture of smooth sweetness from the liqueurs, the crisp bite of spirits, and the deep malty tones of the beloved Irish stout. Its full-flavored profile parallels its multifaceted ingredient list, making it a cocktail that stands out for its complexity and intensity. The "You Guys" offers a palate-challenging experience for those looking to explore a different dimension of cocktail creations.
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20.48% | 3.69 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a You Guys

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add an ice cube to a chilled tumbler
Without stirring, add the following to the glass in this order: Baileys, advocaat, vodka, whiskey
Top up with Guinness and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can any of the ingredients in the You Guys cocktail be substituted if I don't have them available?

Yes, substitutions can be made, though it may alter the taste profile. For Vodka, a clear, neutral grain spirit of similar quality can be used. If Guinness is not available, another stout may suffice. Advocaat can be difficult to substitute due to its unique flavor, but a mix of egg yolks, sugar, brandy, and vanilla extract might work as a homemade alternative. Similarly, any Irish cream can be used in place of Bailey's, and a similar type of whiskey can replace the one specified.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the You Guys cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The You Guys cocktail should be served cold in a lowball glass to enhance its flavors. Adding ice directly to the glass before pouring the ingredients can help maintain its temperature without dilution. Since it's not shaken or stirred, layering the ingredients carefully can create a visually appealing presentation that might also influence the tasting experience, starting with the densest ingredient, like the advocaat, at the bottom.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the You Guys cocktail compare to other popular cocktails?

The You Guys cocktail has an alcohol content of approximately 20.48%, which places it in the mid to high range of alcohol content for cocktails. It is stronger than light cocktails like the Aperol Spritz (around 11%) but lower in alcohol content compared to very strong cocktails like the Long Island Iced Tea (about 22% or higher). This makes You Guys a moderately strong cocktail choice.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Are there any dietary considerations to be aware of with the You Guys cocktail?

Yes, the You Guys cocktail contains several ingredients that might be of concern for certain dietary restrictions. Advocaat is made from eggs, which could be problematic for those with egg allergies or vegans. Additionally, Guinness and other stouts often contain barley (gluten), making them unsuitable for those with gluten intolerances or celiac disease. Always check the specific brands of ingredients for allergen information and possible alternatives.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings would complement the You Guys cocktail?

Given its rich and creamy components, the You Guys cocktail would pair well with hearty, savory dishes that can stand up to its robust flavors. Consider serving it with gourmet burgers, steak pie, or rich vegetarian options like mushroom stroganoff. For a dessert pairing, chocolate-based desserts or a classic tiramisu could provide a delightful contrast to the cocktail's creamy and slightly bitter notes.

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