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A-bomb
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The A-bomb cocktail is a potent and indulgent drink that packs a flavorful punch. Its name is representative of both its strong taste and the powerful combination of its ingredients. ... more The A-bomb cocktail is a potent and indulgent drink that packs a flavorful punch. Its name is representative of both its strong taste and the powerful combination of its ingredients. This cocktail typically contains a mix of Bailey's, coffee liqueur, and vodka, creating a rich and creamy base with a touch of caffeine. The use of two types of coffee liqueur adds an extra depth of flavor to the A-bomb, giving it a bold and robust taste. The combination of these ingredients creates a rich flavor profile with hints of chocolate, coffee, and a smooth finish from the creamy Bailey's. The A-bomb is a perfect choice for coffee lovers or anyone in need of a strong and satisfying drink.
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24.25% | 0.97 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a A-bomb

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ingredients to a mixing glass over ice and stir
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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·  Stir  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What types of coffee liqueur can be used for an A-bomb cocktail?

For an A-bomb cocktail, any coffee liqueur such as Kahlúa or Tia Maria can be used. These will both complement the Bailey's and vodka to enhance the cocktail's overall flavor profile.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the A-bomb cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The A-bomb cocktail is stirred instead of shaken to prevent the creamy texture of Bailey's from becoming too aerated or frothy. Stirring gently combines the ingredients to maintain a smooth consistency.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve an A-bomb cocktail?

An A-bomb cocktail is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. Optionally, you can garnish with a few coffee beans to enhance its visual appeal and complement the coffee flavor.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of an A-bomb compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 24.25%, the A-bomb cocktail is slightly higher in alcohol content than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 20%. It's considered a strong drink.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the A-bomb cocktail suitable for individuals on a gluten-free diet?

Yes, the A-bomb cocktail can be suitable for individuals on a gluten-free diet, but it's important to verify that the specific brands of vodka and coffee liqueur used are certified gluten-free, as ingredients can vary.

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