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Breakfast
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Rating

3.98 / 5
The cocktail known as "Breakfast" is a unique blend that brings together the smooth, clear taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavors of grenadine and a hint of ... more The cocktail known as "Breakfast" is a unique blend that brings together the smooth, clear taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavors of grenadine and a hint of citrus from the lime. The inclusion of egg adds a layer of richness, providing a silky texture that compliments the other components. Served in a cocktail glass, this drink offers a vibrant and refreshing experience, likely intended as a bold start to one's day or a lively brunch accompaniment, with the name "Breakfast" suggesting an energizing and somewhat indulgent kick-off to morning activities.
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29.03% | 3.6 units *

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Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The 'Breakfast' cocktail intriguingly combines vodka's clarity with the richness of egg white, lightly accented by grenadine and lime. This makes a uniquely smooth and refreshingly sharp morning beverage, perfect for those looking to start their day with a sophisticated twist.

Method
How to make a Breakfast

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

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the cocktail Breakfast to incorporate the egg white?

To properly shake the cocktail Breakfast with the egg white, first combine all the ingredients except the egg white in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds. Then, add the egg white and perform a dry shake (without ice) to ensure the egg white is fully emulsified, creating a smooth and frothy texture. Shake for another 10-15 seconds before straining into your cocktail glass.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different sweetener instead of Grenadine in the Breakfast cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Grenadine with other sweeteners if you prefer a different taste or don't have Grenadine on hand. Consider using simple syrup, agave nectar, or maple syrup for a unique twist. The sweetness level may vary, so start with a smaller amount and adjust according to your taste.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Breakfast cocktail suitable for someone with dietary restrictions?

The Breakfast cocktail contains egg white, which may not be suitable for vegans or individuals with egg allergies. If you're avoiding alcohol, the vodka can be omitted for a non-alcoholic version, though this significantly alters the original cocktail's profile. Always check for any dietary restrictions related to other ingredients like Grenadine.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Breakfast cocktail?

The Breakfast cocktail is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. You might want to garnish with a lime wheel or a maraschino cherry to enhance its visual appeal and add a touch of extra flavor. Serving it cold emphasizes the crisp, refreshing qualities of the lime and the smoothness of the egg white.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Breakfast cocktail compare to a standard drink?

The Breakfast cocktail has an alcohol content of 29.03%, with a total volume of 124ml, making it stronger than a standard drink, which usually contains about 14 grams of pure alcohol (approximately equivalent to a 44ml of 80 proof vodka). Therefore, the Breakfast cocktail might be considered stronger than a single standard drink, highlighting the need for moderate consumption.

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