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Dolores
Cocktail recipe

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The Dolores cocktail is a sophisticated blend that combines the nutty and sweet flavors of Sherry with the bold, sugarcane-derived taste of white rum, and the complex, herbal notes of ... more The Dolores cocktail is a sophisticated blend that combines the nutty and sweet flavors of Sherry with the bold, sugarcane-derived taste of white rum, and the complex, herbal notes of red vermouth. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Dolores presents a harmonious mix of sweetness, herbaceous depth, and alcoholic warmth, making it an intriguing choice for those who appreciate a drink with a rich tapestry of flavors. The garnish of a lemon peel twist adds a zesty aroma and a hint of citrus to the palate, beautifully rounding out the overall sensory experience of the cocktail.
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Base ingredient
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Red vermouth
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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26% | 3.9 units *

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Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
60ml 2oz 6cl
60ml 2oz 6cl

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Dolores stands out with its intriguing mix of sweet sherry, herbal red vermouth, and robust white rum. This trifecta brings a layered complexity that unfolds smoothly across the palate, accented by a citrus twist for an elegant yet spirited cocktail experience.

Method
How to make a Dolores

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

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of glass is recommended for serving the Dolores cocktail?

The Dolores cocktail is best served in a cocktail glass. This choice of glassware enhances the presentation and concentrates the aroma for a better tasting experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

Can I adjust the alcohol content in the Dolores cocktail?

Yes, you can adjust the alcohol content in the Dolores by varying the proportions of the ingredients. To lower the alcohol content, you can reduce the quantities of white rum and red vermouth. However, keep the balance of flavors in mind to maintain the cocktail's character.

FAQ

Is the Dolores cocktail suitable for those who prefer sweet drinks?

The Dolores cocktail, with its ingredients including sweet Sherry and red vermouth, does offer a sweet profile, making it suitable for those who prefer sweet drinks. The balance between the sweetness of the Sherry and vermouth with the strength of the white rum creates a pleasant taste.

FAQ

What is the significance of shaking the Dolores cocktail?

Shaking the Dolores cocktail is crucial for several reasons: it thoroughly mixes the ingredients, chills the drink, and introduces a small amount of dilution from the ice, which is essential for balancing the flavors and alcohol strength. It ensures a harmonious blend of its components.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Dolores compare to other classic cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 26%, the Dolores can be considered moderately strong compared to other classic cocktails. For comparison, a traditional Martini might have an alcohol content slightly higher, around 30-32%, depending on the recipe, while a Mojito could be lower, around 10-15%. The Dolores offers a balanced option for those who prefer something neither too strong nor too light.

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