Irish Nut
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Irish Nut
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.62 / 5
Created by Blue Moon Nightclub in Southampton, UK. Created by Blue Moon Nightclub in Southampton, UK.
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24.4% | 3.66 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Irish Nut

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a few ice cubes, the amaretto, vodka, Kahlúa and Baileys to a cocktail shaker
Add a dash of milk and shake for 10-20 seconds before straining into a lowball glass with ice and serving

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

·  Dash  ·  Shake  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of milk in the Irish Nut cocktail?

Yes, you can use various types of milk in the Irish Nut cocktail according to your preference or dietary requirements. Alternative options include almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk. These alternatives can slightly alter the taste and texture of the cocktail but can make it suitable for vegan or lactose-intolerant consumers.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it crucial to shake the ingredients for the Irish Nut cocktail?

Shaking the ingredients for the Irish Nut cocktail is important as it helps to thoroughly combine the Bailey's, coffee liqueur, vodka, amaretto, and milk, ensuring a smooth consistency and uniform taste. Shaking with ice also chills the cocktail efficiently, enhancing its flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Irish Nut cocktail?

The Irish Nut cocktail is best served in a highball glass, chilled. It can be garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg or a few coffee beans to enhance its aroma and appearance. Serving it cold brings out the richness and depth of the flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Irish Nut compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Irish Nut cocktail has an alcohol content of 24.4%, which is considered to be on the higher side compared to many standard cocktails that typically range between 10% and 20% alcohol by volume. Its strength makes it more of a sipping drink, suitable for enjoying slowly.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with the Irish Nut cocktail?

The Irish Nut cocktail, with its rich flavors of coffee, nut, and cream, pairs well with desserts, especially those featuring chocolate or coffee elements. It can also complement the richness of cheesecakes or the sweetness of vanilla ice cream. For a savory option, try it with nuts or mild cheeses.

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