Holiday Almond
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Holiday Almond
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3.86 / 5
A cocktail so fine and delicate and rich in flavour that you'll always want another one…One of the finest drinks in existence. A cocktail so fine and delicate and rich in flavour that you'll always want another one…One of the finest drinks in existence.
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Gin
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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36% | 1.62 units *

Brandy glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Holiday Almond

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add some ice cubes to a snifter glass
Dash Angostura and lime juice on top
Pour in gin and amaretto and stir
Garnish with some maraschino cherries and serve

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

·  Dash  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Amaretto in the Holiday Almond cocktail with another ingredient?

Yes, if Amaretto is not available, you can substitute it with other almond-flavored liqueurs like Disaronno or use a combination of almond syrup and a splash of rum to mimic the flavor profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with the Holiday Almond cocktail?

A twist of lime peel or a few roasted almonds floating on top would complement the nutty, citrus notes of the Holiday Almond cocktail beautifully.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a particular way the Holiday Almond cocktail should be served?

The Holiday Almond cocktail is best served in a brandy glass over ice to keep it cold without diluting the flavors too quickly. Optionally, it can be garnished with a lime twist or almond to enhance its appearance.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What type of occasion is the Holiday Almond cocktail best suited for?

Given its name and flavor profile, the Holiday Almond cocktail is perfect for festive occasions, especially during the winter holidays. Its rich almond and gin base lends itself well to cozy, celebratory gatherings.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Holiday Almond compare to other cocktails?

The Holiday Almond cocktail has an alcohol content of 36%, which is higher than many classic cocktails, indicating it is a relatively strong drink. In comparison, classic cocktails like the Gin Martini or Manhattan typically have alcohol contents ranging from 30% to 40%.

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