Sugar Daddy
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Sugar Daddy
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.7 / 5
Creamy, oddly complex yet very drinkable, this was invented as a take on the classic Godfather, subbing root beer schnapps for amaretto. What came out was a shockingly smooth little ... more Creamy, oddly complex yet very drinkable, this was invented as a take on the classic Godfather, subbing root beer schnapps for amaretto. What came out was a shockingly smooth little concoction, stripping most of the cloying sweetness from the schnapps but retaining that root beer flavour, which in turn softened the kick of the whisky. Go easy on these!
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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27.5% | 4.95 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Sugar Daddy boldly orchestrates the unusual yet delightful combination of root beer schnapps with whiskey, cushioned against a dash of Angostura bitters. This cocktail is a sweet, nostalgic nod to classic flavors, offering a surprisingly smooth finish that masks its robust alcoholic backbone.

Method
How to make a Sugar Daddy

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Half fill a lowball glass with ice
Then add a dash of Angostura bitters, three shots of root beer schnapps and three shots of Seagrams 7 whisky to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into the lowball glass
Garnish with a cherry and serve

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

·  Dash  ·  Bitters  ·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What can I use if I don't have Root Beer Schnapps for the Sugar Daddy cocktail?

If you don't have Root Beer Schnapps, you can substitute it with root beer concentrate or a few drops of root beer extract mixed with a bit of simple syrup or agave nectar to mimic the sweetness and depth of flavor. Adjust the quantity to taste, starting small and adding as needed.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the Sugar Daddy cocktail?

To properly shake the Sugar Daddy cocktail, fill a shaker with ice, add the whiskey, Root Beer Schnapps, and a dash of Angostura Bitters. Secure the lid or shaker tin tightly. Shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to chill the mixture evenly. Strain it into a lowball glass filled with ice if desired for a cold, well-mixed drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glass to serve a Sugar Daddy cocktail in?

The ideal glass for serving a Sugar Daddy cocktail is a lowball glass. This type of glass is perfect for cocktails that are served with little to no dilution from ice, allowing the flavors of the whiskey and Root Beer Schnapps to be savored fully.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Sugar Daddy compare to a standard whiskey cocktail?

The alcohol content in a Sugar Daddy cocktail is 27.5%, which is relatively high compared to many standard whiskey cocktails. For instance, a classic Old Fashioned has an alcohol content closer to 20-25% depending on the recipe. The Sugar Daddy's higher alcohol content is due to the equal parts whiskey and Root Beer Schnapps, both of which are potent.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What kind of occasion is the Sugar Daddy cocktail best suited for?

The Sugar Daddy cocktail, with its unique combination of whiskey, Root Beer Schnapps, and a dash of Angostura Bitters, is best suited for casual gatherings or as an after-dinner drink. Its sweet, rich flavors make it a pleasant indulgence for evenings where a distinctive and robust cocktail is desired.

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