Golden goose
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Golden goose
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Named for its delightful colour and delicious taste, the smell of sweet honeycomb greets your nose as you raise your glass. The flavour is sweet and the lime adds just ... more Named for its delightful colour and delicious taste, the smell of sweet honeycomb greets your nose as you raise your glass. The flavour is sweet and the lime adds just the right amount of sour.
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Drambuie
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35% | 2.63 units *

Brandy glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Golden goose

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour the Drambuie, crème de cocoa and Irish whiskey into a brandy snifter over plenty of ice, and stir
Squeeze a slim lime wedge into the glass, drop the lime in and serve

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How should the Golden Goose cocktail be stirred for optimal blending of flavors?

The Golden Goose cocktail should be stirred gently but thoroughly in a mixing glass with ice for about 20-30 seconds. This method ensures the ingredients are well-combined without diluting the drink too much, maintaining its rich flavors and chilling it to the perfect temperature before straining into a brandy glass.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve the Golden Goose to enhance its presentation?

The ideal way to serve the Golden Goose is in a chilled brandy glass to maintain its cold temperature. Garnishing with a lime wedge not only adds a pop of color but complements its citrusy notes, enhancing both presentation and taste. Serving it immediately after preparation ensures it remains cold and refreshing.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another liquor for Drambuie in the Golden Goose if I don't have it?

Yes, if Drambuie is unavailable, a good substitute could be another Scotch whisky-based liqueur with honey and herbal notes, or a honey whisky liqueur to mimic Drambuie's sweet and slightly spicy flavor profile. However, the substitute may slightly alter the original taste of the Golden Goose.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Golden Goose compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Golden Goose has an alcohol content of 35%, which is relatively high in comparison to many standard cocktails that typically range between 10% to 30% alcohol by volume. This makes it a stronger choice, suitable for those who prefer a drink with a bit more kick.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Golden Goose cocktail?

The Golden Goose cocktail, with its rich and complex flavor profile, is best suited for formal gatherings, intimate dinner parties, or as a sophisticated after-dinner drink. Its elegance and uniqueness make it an excellent choice for special events or when you want to impress your guests with something distinctive.

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