Lady Luck
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Lady Luck
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.87 / 5
Created by Danielle Tatarin of The Designer Cocktail Company, and featured in British Columbia 'Taste' magazine in an article for signature wedding cocktails. Created by Danielle Tatarin of The Designer Cocktail Company, and featured in British Columbia 'Taste' magazine in an article for signature wedding cocktails.
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Gin
Garnish
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Pear
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20.18% | 2.74 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Lady Luck is a charming dance of botanical and fruity flavors where the crispness of gin wonderfully complements the sweet floral hint of elderflower liqueur and delicate pear nectar. The dash of grapefruit bitters and a squeeze of lemon juice provide a subtle citrusy sharpness, adding a layer of complexity that keeps the taste buds intrigued yet harmoniously balanced.

Method
How to make a Lady Luck

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well then strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a pear fan and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

What can I use as a substitute for elderflower liqueur in the Lady Luck cocktail?

If you don't have elderflower liqueur, you can substitute it with an equal amount of St. Germain if you have it, as it is the most common elderflower liqueur. Alternatively, you could use a floral syrup like hibiscus or a light honey syrup for a non-alcoholic version. Keep in mind that substitutes will slightly alter the original flavor profile.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Lady Luck cocktail?

Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of Lady Luck by substituting the gin with a non-alcoholic gin alternative and skipping the elderflower liqueur or replacing it with a non-alcoholic elderflower syrup. Use a dash of non-alcoholic bitters to mimic the complexity of the original cocktail.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I adjust the Lady Luck cocktail to make it sweeter or less sweet?

To make the Lady Luck cocktail sweeter, you can increase the amount of pear nectar or add a small amount of simple syrup. To make it less sweet, reduce the pear nectar slightly or increase the lemon juice for a more tart flavor balance.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What are the best occasions to serve the Lady Luck cocktail?

The Lady Luck cocktail, with its elegant appearance and refreshing taste, is perfect for a variety of occasions. It’s great for spring and summer gatherings, garden parties, weddings, or as a sophisticated drink option at a cocktail party. Its unique flavor also makes it a wonderful choice for holidays and special celebrations.

FAQ

Can the Lady Luck cocktail be batched for large parties?

Yes, the Lady Luck cocktail can be batched for large parties. Multiply the ingredients by the number of servings you need and mix everything except the grapefruit bitters in a large pitcher or punch bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Add a dash of grapefruit bitters to each glass before serving for the best flavor.

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