The '75
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The '75
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The '75 is a bold and aromatic cocktail that plays with the aniseed flavors of absinthe and the botanical notes of gin, creating a complex base for the drink. This ... more The '75 is a bold and aromatic cocktail that plays with the aniseed flavors of absinthe and the botanical notes of gin, creating a complex base for the drink. This blend is further enriched by the apple nuances of Calvados and a touch of sweetness from grenadine, offering a sophisticated balance of fruit and herbs. Typically served in a cocktail glass, The '75 provides a sensory journey that is both warming and refreshing, ideal for those who enjoy a multifaceted and spirited drink.
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37.89% | 3.6 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The '75

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a cocktail shaker, add ice, absinthe, grenadine, Calvados, and gin
Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass, then serve
~ Use Lucid absinthe. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the appropriate glassware for serving The '75 cocktail?

The '75 cocktail should be served in a cocktail glass, which complements its sophisticated and classic profile.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of spirit for Calvados in The '75 cocktail?

Yes, if Calvados is not available, you could consider substituting it with a good quality apple brandy or even an apple-flavored whiskey for a similar flavor profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in The '75 cocktail compare to a standard drink?

The '75 cocktail has an alcohol content of 37.89%, which is significantly higher than a standard drink, usually calculated at about 40% ABV for spirits but only about 1.5 ounces served as a standard measure. Therefore, The '75 is a strong cocktail, and consumption should be moderated.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it better to shake or stir The '75 cocktail, and why?

The '75 cocktail should be shaken as indicated in its details, which helps to thoroughly mix the ingredients, especially the grenadine, and create a pleasing texture and proper dilution.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings would complement The '75 cocktail?

Considering the unique flavors of The '75, with absinthe, gin, grenadine, and Calvados, light appetizers like smoked salmon canapés or apple and cheese platters would complement its fruit and botanical notes nicely.

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