Zebulon
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Zebulon
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3.77 / 5
Named after Zebulon Vance, the most famous son of Weaverville, North Carolina. Named after Zebulon Vance, the most famous son of Weaverville, North Carolina.
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Gin
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Basil
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31% | 4.65 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Zebulon

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

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best way to serve a Zebulon cocktail?

The Zebulon cocktail is best served cold in a cocktail glass. To achieve the optimal taste and temperature, it should be shaken with ice and then strained into the glass, ensuring that it is served without any ice in the glass for a smooth, undiluted flavor.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in the Zebulon cocktail?

While the classic Zebulon cocktail recipe includes orange liqueur, Triple Sec, lemon juice, and gin, you can substitute ingredients based on your preferences and what you have on hand. For example, if you don't have Triple Sec, you could use another orange-flavored liqueur like Cointreau. However, keep in mind that substitutions may alter the original taste and alcohol content of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

What is the alcohol content in a Zebulon cocktail and how strong is it?

The Zebulon cocktail has an alcohol content of 31%, making it a moderately strong drink. It's important to enjoy it responsibly, especially if you're not accustomed to cocktails with a higher alcohol content.

GARNISHING_TIPS

How should I garnish a Zebulon cocktail?

A Zebulon cocktail can be beautifully garnished with a slice of orange or lemon twist to enhance its citrus notes. This not only adds to the visual appeal but also complements the citrus flavors from the lemon juice and orange liqueur.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

Is the Zebulon cocktail suitable for all occasions?

The Zebulon cocktail, with its elegant presentation and sophisticated balance of flavors, is well-suited for a wide range of occasions. Whether it's a casual get-together, a celebratory event, or a relaxing evening at home, the Zebulon makes a great choice for those who appreciate a well-crafted alcoholic drink. Its refreshing character is especially appealing in warmer weather.

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