Angel Eyez
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Angel Eyez
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Angel Eyez is a bold and potent cocktail served in a shot glass, known for its intensity and depth of flavor. The trio of ingredients—vodka, black sambuca, and absinthe—combine to ... more Angel Eyez is a bold and potent cocktail served in a shot glass, known for its intensity and depth of flavor. The trio of ingredients—vodka, black sambuca, and absinthe—combine to create a complex blend with the clear, clean notes of vodka, the anise and herb-infused sweetness of sambuca, and the powerful, botanical punch of absinthe. This cocktail's profile is characterized by a mix of herbal, spicy, and slightly sweet undertones, which make it a distinct and memorable choice for adventurous drinkers seeking a strong and aromatic experience.
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42.67% | 1.28 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Angel Eyez

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir the ingredients together in a chilled shot glass and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can I use a different type of Sambuca in the Angel Eyez cocktail?

Yes, you can use a different type of Sambuca in the Angel Eyez cocktail. While the recipe calls for Black Sambuca, which imparts a unique licorice flavor along with its dark color, you can substitute it with White Sambuca if you prefer a lighter color and a slightly smoother licorice taste. The overall profile of the drink will change slightly, but it can be a good way to experiment with flavors.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best way to achieve the cold temperature for the Angel Eyez cocktail?

The best way to achieve the cold temperature for the Angel Eyez cocktail, as it is not shaken, is to stir the ingredients with ice before straining into the shot glass. Alternatively, you can chill the ingredients and the shot glass beforehand in the freezer for a short period. This ensures the drink remains cold without being diluted by the melting ice, preserving its strong flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Angel Eyez compare to other popular cocktails?

The Angel Eyez cocktail has a relatively high alcohol content of 42.67%, making it stronger than many popular cocktails. For instance, a classic Margarita typically has around 40% alcohol content, while a Mojito is lower, around 20%. The high alcohol content in Angel Eyez is due to the combination of Vodka, Sambuca, and Absinthe, all of which are spirits with high alcohol by volume (ABV). It's a strong choice for those seeking a potent shot.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What are some occasions suitable for serving the Angel Eyez cocktail?

The Angel Eyez cocktail, with its high alcohol content and bold flavors, is suited for occasions where strong, impactful drinks are desired. This can include adult Halloween parties, themed events, or as a daring drink choice at a cocktail party. Its striking presentation and powerful taste make it a memorable choice for nights that call for a little adventure.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings work well with the Angel Eyez cocktail?

Given the strong flavors of vodka, Sambuca, and absinthe in the Angel Eyez cocktail, it pairs best with bold and savory appetizers that can stand up to its intensity. Consider serving it with items like charcuterie boards featuring spicy meats, olives, and strong cheeses; or with rich, flavorful canapés. Spicy or garlic-heavy dishes also complement its robust profile, adding a delightful contrast to your tasting experience.

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