Three Miler
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Three Miler
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.85 / 5
The Three Miler is a robust and spirited cocktail that offers a delightful interplay between the rich and complex flavors of cognac and the crisp, clean notes of white rum. ... more The Three Miler is a robust and spirited cocktail that offers a delightful interplay between the rich and complex flavors of cognac and the crisp, clean notes of white rum. It's further brightened by the tartness of lemon juice which is beautifully balanced with the sweet pomegranate undertones of grenadine. This cocktail is typically served in a cocktail glass, presenting a visually appealing and refined aesthetic. The Three Miler's flavor profile is one of depth and contrast, making it a unique choice for those seeking a cocktail with a balance of fruitiness, acidity, and a strong alcoholic backbone.
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Base ingredient
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White rum
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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30% | 3.6 units *

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Ingredients

oz
ml
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45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl

Method
How to make a Three Miler

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

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What is the best way to achieve a well-shaken Three Miler cocktail?

To achieve a well-shaken Three Miler cocktail, fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add the white rum, lemon juice, grenadine, and cognac, and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This ensures the mixture is thoroughly chilled and mixed, giving the cocktail its signature cold and smooth texture.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Three Miler?

A twist of lemon peel or a maraschino cherry works best as a garnish for a Three Miler. These garnishes complement the citrus notes from the lemon juice and add a touch of elegance to the presentation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glass to serve a Three Miler in?

A Three Miler is ideally served in a chilled cocktail glass. This type of glass, typically used for martinis, enhances the cocktail's presentation and keeps it at an optimal cold temperature.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of rum if I don't have white rum for a Three Miler?

Yes, you can substitute white rum with another type like dark rum or spiced rum, but it may slightly alter the flavor profile of the Three Miler. White rum is preferred for its clean, light taste that doesn't overpower the other ingredients.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Three Miler compare to a standard cocktail?

The Three Miler has an alcohol content of 30%, which is higher than many standard cocktails that usually range between 10% to 20% alcohol by volume. Its higher alcohol content is due to the equal parts of white rum and cognac, making it a relatively stronger drink.

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