Glamour Gal
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Glamour Gal
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.6 / 5
This cocktail was originally created by Skyy Vodka for the release of Sex and the City 2. This cocktail was originally created by Skyy Vodka for the release of Sex and the City 2.
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Vodka
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21.82% | 2.4 units *

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Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Dash Dash Dash
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
60ml 2oz 6cl
Teaspoon Teaspoon Teaspoon

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Glamour Gal cocktail elegantly marries the sharpness of lime and lemon juices with the sweet, deep berry notes of crème de cassis, creating a refreshing yet rich flavor profile. The vodka provides a clean, robust base that allows the vibrant citrus and subtle sweetness of the cassis to shine, enhanced by the textural contrast of the sugared rim for a delicate finishing touch.

Method
How to make a Glamour Gal

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Moisten the rim of a cocktail glass with the crème de cassis and roll in sugar
Combine the other ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and double strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Add a drop more of crème de cassis into the drink and serve

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FAQ's

FAQ

What does the Dash of Creme De Cassis add to the Glamour Gal cocktail?

The dash of Creme De Cassis in the Glamour Gal cocktail adds a sweet, rich berry flavor to the drink. This dark, sweet liqueur made from blackcurrants enhances the cocktail's complexity and introduces a depth of flavor that complements the tartness of the lime and lemon juices, while also contributing to its vibrant color.

FAQ

How does shaking the Glamour Gal cocktail affect its texture and temperature?

Shaking the Glamour Gal cocktail with ice not only chills it but also introduces tiny air bubbles into the mix, giving the drink a slightly frothy texture. This method ensures that all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, especially the sugar syrup, creating a smooth, evenly balanced flavor profile while achieving a cold temperature ideal for serving.

FAQ

Can the Glamour Gal cocktail be considered a low-calorie option?

The Glamour Gal cocktail contains vodka, sugars (in the syrup and directly added), and liqueur, which do contribute calories. However, since the drink does not heavily rely on creamy or high-sugar components, and with a total volume of 110ml, it could be considered relatively lower in calories compared to other more indulgent cocktails, making it a somewhat lighter option for those watching their intake.

FAQ

Is the Glamour Gal cocktail suitable for all seasons, or is it particularly recommended for a specific time of year?

The Glamour Gal cocktail, with its balanced combination of tart citrus flavors from lime and lemon juices and the sweet, fruity note of Creme De Cassis, makes it versatile enough to be enjoyed year-round. However, its refreshing nature and cold serving temperature might make it especially appealing during the warmer months or as a sophisticated drink choice for spring and summer gatherings.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What type of food would pair well with the Glamour Gal cocktail?

The Glamour Gal cocktail, with its sharp acidity and sweet, fruity undertones, pairs well with light appetizers, seafood dishes, and even certain types of desserts. For appetizers, think along the lines of smoked salmon canapés or cheese platters that can complement its richness. Seafood like grilled shrimp or scallops can balance the drink's acidity, while fruit-based desserts or light pastries can echo its sweet, tangy elements.

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