Late night
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Late night
Cocktail recipe

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The "Late Night" cocktail is a straightforward, rich blend boasting the luxurious combination of raspberry liqueur and cognac. Served in a whiskey glass, this concoction highlights the fruity and tart ... more The "Late Night" cocktail is a straightforward, rich blend boasting the luxurious combination of raspberry liqueur and cognac. Served in a whiskey glass, this concoction highlights the fruity and tart notes of raspberry which are elegantly complemented by the deep, aromatic complexity of cognac. The simplicity of the ingredients list allows both components to shine, creating a harmonious and indulgent sipping experience. The Late Night is characterized by its cold temperature, enhancing the smoothness and flavor profile of the drink, making it a potentially appealing choice for those who appreciate the fusion of fruit and fine spirits in their glass.
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27.5% | 1.65 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Late night

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the ingredients to the glass
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What makes raspberry liqueur a key ingredient in the Late Night cocktail?

Raspberry liqueur is key to the Late Night cocktail because it introduces a sweet and fruity flavor that complements the rich and smooth notes of the Cognac. This combination creates a balanced and inviting drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Late Night cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Late Night cocktail is stirred instead of shaken to preserve the clarity and smooth texture of the drink. Stirring gently combines the raspberry liqueur and Cognac without introducing air bubbles or cloudiness that shaking would cause.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Late Night cocktail?

The ideal way to serve a Late Night cocktail is in a whisky glass, chilled but without ice to prevent dilution, ensuring the rich flavors of the Cognac and raspberry liqueur are enjoyed at their best.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Late Night cocktail compare to other common cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 27.5%, the Late Night cocktail has a moderate to high alcohol content compared to many classic cocktails. For example, it's higher than a Mojito (around 10%) but lower than a classic Martini (around 30-32%).

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What are some customization options for the Late Night cocktail to cater to different tastes?

Customization options for the Late Night cocktail include playing with the ratio of raspberry liqueur to Cognac for a sweeter or stronger drink, using flavored Cognac, or adding a dash of bitters for complexity. Garnishing with fresh raspberries or a lemon twist can also introduce new aromatic layers.

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