G Banger
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G Banger
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Rating

3.93 / 5
The G Banger is a bold and adventurous cocktail that combines the robust flavors of whiskey and vodka with the sweetness of grenadine and the effervescence of lemonade. This blend ... more The G Banger is a bold and adventurous cocktail that combines the robust flavors of whiskey and vodka with the sweetness of grenadine and the effervescence of lemonade. This blend results in a refreshing yet potent drink that caters to those who appreciate the depth of whiskey but also enjoy the playful sweetness and zest that comes from the grenadine and lemonade mix. Served in a highball glass, the G Banger is known for its vibrant color and the dynamic contrast between its spirit-forward taste and sweet, citrusy undertones. Its character makes it suitable for various occasions, from casual gatherings to relaxed home celebrations.
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12% | 3.6 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

G Banger combines the depth of whiskey with the crispness of vodka, elevated by the sweetness of grenadine and effervescence of lemonade. This cocktail is both a refreshment and a statement, making it ideal for vibrant gatherings or as a bold solo enjoyment.

Method
How to make a G Banger

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour the scotch, vodka and grenadine into a highball glass over ice
Stir to combine before topping up with lemonade and serving

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·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the G Banger to ensure it's well-mixed?

To properly stir the G Banger, fill your highball glass with ice, then add 60ml of whiskey and 30ml of vodka. Pour in 15ml of grenadine and gently top it up with lemonade. Use a long spoon to stir the mix for about 30 seconds to ensure all ingredients are well incorporated and the drink has achieved a consistent flavor throughout.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a G Banger compare to a standard beer or wine?

The G Banger has an alcohol content of 12%, which is higher than the average beer (around 5% ABV) and slightly exceeds that of many wines (which hover around 9-11% ABV). This makes the G Banger a stronger choice, perfect for those seeking a more potent cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal temperature to serve a G Banger?

The G Banger should be served cold. The best approach is to use chilled ingredients and serve the cocktail over ice in a highball glass. This ensures the cocktail remains refreshing from the first sip to the last.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use something else instead of grenadine in a G Banger?

Yes, if grenadine is unavailable or not to your liking, a good substitute could be raspberry syrup or a simple pomegranate syrup. Both alternatives offer a similar sweet and tart profile that can closely mimic the flavor that grenadine brings to the cocktail.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food would pair well with a G Banger?

Considering its unique taste profile combining whiskey, vodka, and the sweetness of grenadine and lemonade, a G Banger pairs well with barbecue dishes, such as grilled meats or smoky ribs, and even spicy Asian cuisine, which can contrast nicely with its sweetness and alcohol strength.

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