Islay Snowflake
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Islay Snowflake
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.12 / 5
The Islay Snowflake is a sophisticated cocktail that brings together the boldness of vodka, the sweetness and herbaceousness of Galliano, and the distinctive smoky notes of whiskey. With its intriguing ... more The Islay Snowflake is a sophisticated cocktail that brings together the boldness of vodka, the sweetness and herbaceousness of Galliano, and the distinctive smoky notes of whiskey. With its intriguing combination of spirits, this drink offers a complex flavor profile that can appeal to those who appreciate a cocktail with depth. The presentation in a cocktail glass enhances its elegance, making it suitable for special occasions or as a winter warmer. The unique garnish of a star anise not only complements the visual appeal but also adds a touch of licorice flavor, which pairs interestingly with the smokiness of the whiskey and the sweetness of the Galliano.

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Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Star anise
Alcohol content
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38.19% | 3.17 units *

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Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Vodka cocktail ingredient
Vodka
60ml 2oz 6cl
Galliano cocktail ingredient
Galliano
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a star anise for that added liquorice flavour, then serve
~ The cocktail is named after Islay malt whisky, this recipe should use this as the main whisky ingredient, although any single malt whisky could be substituted. ~

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