Park Avenue
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Park Avenue
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The Park Avenue cocktail is a sophisticated and aromatic drink, merging the classic botanical notes of dry gin with the sweetness of pineapple juice. Complemented by the herbal undertones of ... more The Park Avenue cocktail is a sophisticated and aromatic drink, merging the classic botanical notes of dry gin with the sweetness of pineapple juice. Complemented by the herbal undertones of red vermouth and the citrus zest from orange liqueur, it offers a balanced and refreshing taste. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Park Avenue is an elegant choice, especially garnished with a cherry that adds a touch of color and a hint of additional sweetness, making each sip a delightful experience for those who appreciate complex and nuanced cocktails.
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Base ingredient
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Dry gin
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Cocktail cherry
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23.88% | 2.87 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Park Avenue

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice; shake well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a cherry and serve
~ You can substitute the orange curaçao (such as Grand Marinier) with good triple sec (such as Cointreau). ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the Park Avenue cocktail to ensure its cold and well-mixed texture?

To properly shake the Park Avenue cocktail, fill a shaker with ice and add the pineapple juice, dry gin, red vermouth, and orange liqueur. Secure the lid or shaker top and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This action chills the cocktail and ensures the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, giving it a smooth, cold texture perfect for serving.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of vermouth if I don't have red vermouth for the Park Avenue cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of vermouth if you don't have red vermouth. While red vermouth adds a specific flavor profile, you could use sweet vermouth as a close alternative. It will change the flavor slightly but should still complement the overall taste of the cocktail. Using dry vermouth would give a drier taste, altering the original character of the Park Avenue.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some appropriate garnishes for the Park Avenue cocktail?

For the Park Avenue cocktail, appropriate garnishes include a twist of orange peel, a maraschino cherry, or a pineapple wedge. These garnishes not only add to the visual appeal but also complement the flavors of the cocktail, enhancing the overall sipping experience.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving the Park Avenue cocktail?

The ideal glassware for serving the Park Avenue cocktail is a chilled cocktail glass. This type of glassware highlights the elegance of the drink, maintains its cold temperature, and allows the aromas to reach the nose, enhancing the drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Park Avenue cocktail compare to that of a classic Martini?

The Park Avenue cocktail has an alcohol content of 23.88%, which is slightly lower than that of a classic Martini, which often has an alcohol content around 30% or higher, depending on the proportions of gin to vermouth. This makes the Park Avenue a slightly milder option, ideal for those who prefer a less potent drink without sacrificing the complexity and depth of flavor.

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