B.A.C.K. on the Rocks
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B.A.C.K. on the Rocks
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.8 / 5
Named for the ingredients (Baileys, Amaretto, Cream and Kahlúa). Named for the ingredients (Baileys, Amaretto, Cream and Kahlúa).
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Bailey's
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17.63% | 1.87 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a B.A.C.K. on the Rocks

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice
Shake well then strain into chilled cocktail glass, and serve
~ Can also be made with milk instead of cream for a lighter drink. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different liqueur if I don't have Amaretto for the B.A.C.K. on the Rocks?

Yes, if you don't have Amaretto, you can substitute with another nut-flavored liqueur, such as hazelnut or walnut liqueur, to maintain the nutty flavor profile. Keep in mind the substitution may slightly alter the original taste.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best way to chill the B.A.C.K. on the Rocks without diluting it too much?

To chill the B.A.C.K. on the Rocks without diluting it, use large ice cubes or an ice sphere in your lowball glass. Larger ice surfaces melt slower than smaller ones, chilling your drink effectively with minimal dilution.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What garnish works best with B.A.C.K. on the Rocks to enhance its flavors?

A simple orange peel twist or a cherry can complement the creamy and nutty flavors of the B.A.C.K. on the Rocks. The citrus aroma from the orange peel especially adds a nice contrast to the sweet and rich flavors of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in B.A.C.K. on the Rocks compare to a standard cocktail?

The alcohol content of B.A.C.K. on the Rocks is 17.63%, which is slightly lower than the average for cocktails, which typically range between 20-30% ABV. It makes for a milder drink, suitable for those preferring a less potent cocktail experience.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is B.A.C.K. on the Rocks suitable for a gluten-free diet?

The B.A.C.K. on the Rocks cocktail, which contains Bailey's, coffee liqueur, Amaretto, and cream, may not be suitable for a gluten-free diet depending on the specific brands of liqueurs used. Some brands of coffee liqueur and Amaretto may contain gluten or be cross-contaminated. Always check the labels of your ingredients if you're catering to a gluten-free diet.

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