Bartender's Root Beer
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Bartender's Root Beer
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3.64 / 5
The Bartender's Root Beer is a playful and easy-going cocktail that mimics the classic flavors of root beer with an adult twist. Featuring the deep, rich notes of coffee liqueur ... more The Bartender's Root Beer is a playful and easy-going cocktail that mimics the classic flavors of root beer with an adult twist. Featuring the deep, rich notes of coffee liqueur and the herbal sweetness of Galliano, the cocktail is topped off with cola and soda water to create a refreshing and effervescent drink. This concoction is often served in a highball glass, providing a visually appealing and thirst-quenching experience that's ideal for casual gatherings or as a relaxed end-of-day sipper. Its unique blend of ingredients delivers a familiar yet distinctly complex taste profile that subtly nods to the nostalgic soda fountain treats.
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5.38% | 1.05 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Bartender's Root Beer

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into a glass with ice
Give it a good stir and serve

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Bartender's Root Beer to achieve the best taste?

To properly stir the Bartender's Root Beer, fill your highball glass with ice, then add the coffee liqueur and Galliano first. Slowly pour in the cola and soda water to maintain their carbonation. Use a long spoon to gently stir the mixture, ensuring not to disturb the carbonation too much. This method helps to integrate the flavors without causing the drink to become flat.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What type of ice is best to use when serving Bartender's Root Beer?

For serving Bartender's Root Beer, it's best to use large ice cubes or ice spheres. These melt slower than standard ice cubes, chilling the drink effectively without diluting it too quickly, allowing the unique flavors of the cocktail to shine through.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the coffee liqueur in Bartender's Root Beer for a non-alcoholic alternative?

Yes, you can substitute the coffee liqueur in Bartender's Root Beer with a non-alcoholic coffee syrup or a homemade coffee extract. Consider adjusting the quantity to taste, as non-alcoholic alternatives may be sweeter or less intense in flavor.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish would complement the flavors of Bartender's Root Beer?

A twist of orange peel or a maraschino cherry complements the flavors of Bartender's Root Beer exceptionally well. The citrus from the orange adds a refreshing brightness, while the cherry adds a touch of sweetness and vibrant color to the presentation.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving Bartender's Root Beer?

Bartender's Root Beer is perfect for casual gatherings, outdoor barbecues, or game nights. Its unique flavor profile that mimics the classic root beer taste but with an alcoholic twist makes it a delightful choice for adults looking to enjoy a nostalgic beverage with a sophisticated edge.

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