Jackcafe
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Jackcafe
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.84 / 5
Use this as a substitute for coffee and whisky when you need a little hair of the dog. Follow with a large glass of water. Use this as a substitute for coffee and whisky when you need a little hair of the dog. Follow with a large glass of water.
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Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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20% | 0.6 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Jackcafe

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill the shot glass with Kahlúa then float Jack on top
Garnish with lemon peel and serve

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·  Float  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the type of whiskey in a Jackcafe?

Yes, you can substitute the type of whiskey based on your preference or availability. While the original recipe suggests using a generic whiskey, you might experiment with different types such as bourbon or rye for varying flavor profiles. However, keep in mind that the change might slightly alter the taste of the overall cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Jackcafe?

A Jackcafe is best served cold in a shot glass. To enhance its flavors, you could chill the shot glass beforehand. Since it's a strong concoction, serving it cold can make it more palatable and refreshing, especially as an after-dinner drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving Jackcafe?

The Jackcafe, with its blend of coffee liqueur and whiskey, makes it a perfect choice for evening gatherings, dinner parties, or as a warm-up cocktail at a night out. Its coffee component also makes it suitable for after-dinner sipping, combining the pleasures of dessert and a digestif in one.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a special technique for preparing a Jackcafe?

While the Jackcafe does not require shaking or stirring, ensuring that the coffee liqueur and whiskey are well chilled before serving is key. Simply measure the coffee liqueur and add a dash of whiskey to it in a shot glass. The simplicity of preparation makes it an easy yet delightful cocktail to serve.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Jackcafe compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 20%, the Jackcafe falls into the lower to mid-range of alcohol content compared to other cocktails. Many classic cocktails have higher alcohol content due to larger proportions of spirits. The Jackcafe's unique composition of coffee liqueur with just a dash of whiskey offers a milder option for those who prefer less alcohol in their beverages.

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