Jabberwock
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Jabberwock
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.9 / 5
Originally featured in Harry Craddock’s famous 'The Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. The book says about this cocktail: "This will made you gyre and gimble in the wabe until brillig ... more Originally featured in Harry Craddock’s famous 'The Savoy Cocktail Book' of 1930. The book says about this cocktail: "This will made you gyre and gimble in the wabe until brillig all right, all right."
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Dry gin
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Lemon
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26.6% | 2 units *

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Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Jabberwock

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice
Stir well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a lemon peel twist and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Lillet Blanc with something else in the Jabberwock cocktail?

Yes, if Lillet Blanc is not available, you can substitute it with Cocchi Americano or a good quality dry vermouth. Both have a similar flavor profile and should blend well with the other ingredients of the Jabberwock.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Jabberwock cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Jabberwock cocktail is stirred and not shaken to ensure a smooth, clear appearance without introducing air bubbles, which can occur from shaking. Spirits-based cocktails like the Jabberwock are generally stirred to preserve their delicate flavors and textures.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish would complement the flavors of the Jabberwock cocktail?

A thin orange twist or a lemon twist would complement the Jabberwock cocktail beautifully. The citrus note would enhance the underlying flavors of the orange bitters and provide a refreshing aroma.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving the Jabberwock cocktail?

The ideal glassware for serving the Jabberwock cocktail is a chilled cocktail glass. Its wide bowl allows the aromas to expand, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

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

The Jabberwock cocktail has an alcohol content of 26.6%, which is slightly higher than many standard cocktails that hover around 20-25% alcohol by volume. This makes it a relatively strong choice, perfect for sipping.

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