Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues
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Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues
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The cocktail "Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues" is a vibrant and refreshing drink. It showcases a harmonious blend of bold gin and the zesty tang of fresh ... more The cocktail "Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues" is a vibrant and refreshing drink. It showcases a harmonious blend of bold gin and the zesty tang of fresh lime, sweetened by a touch of sugar. The inclusion of blueberries adds a fruity complexity and a delightful burst of color, which is accentuated when served in a tall highball glass. With a base of soda water, this cocktail offers a delightful effervescence that makes it both invigorating and easy to sip. It's a spirited choice that reflects a playful twist on classic fruit-infused gin cocktails, perfect for those who enjoy a balance of sweet, sour, and botanical flavors all in one glass.
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14.52% | 1.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle the blueberries with a lime wedge and the sugar
Add the gin and shake well with ice
Strain into a highball glass with ice and add the soda water to finish
Drop a couple of blueberries in the drink as a garnish, and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Muddle  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues?

For garnishing 'Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues', consider using a lime wedge or wheel, additional blueberries, or a sprig of mint. These garnishes not only complement the visual appeal with contrasting colors but also enhance its refreshing taste.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of berry in the cocktail if I don't have blueberries?

Yes, while blueberries provide a unique flavor and color, you can substitute them with other berries such as raspberries or blackberries. Each berry will impart a different flavor profile and color to the cocktail, so feel free to experiment and find your favorite combination.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues for a summer party?

For a summer party, serve 'Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues' chilled in a highball glass with plenty of ice. Consider creating a larger batch beforehand, keeping it in a pitcher, and then pouring individual servings as required. This method ensures the cocktail remains cold and refreshing, perfect for hot weather.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues compare to a standard gin and tonic?

With an alcohol content of 14.52%, 'Even Ladies Get The Red, White and Blues' is slightly less potent than a standard gin and tonic, which typically ranges around 18-20% alcohol content depending on the gin-to-tonic ratio used. This makes it a lighter, more sessionable option for social occasions.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best method to integrate the blueberries into the cocktail?

The best method to integrate blueberries into the cocktail is by muddling them with the sugar and lime juice at the bottom of the shaker before adding gin. This releases the berries' juice and combines it with the other ingredients, ensuring a balanced flavor distribution throughout the drink. After shaking with ice, strain the mixture into your serving glass and top with soda water.

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