North Pole #2
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North Pole #2
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.7 / 5
This chilly recipe is topped with cream for a truly decadent drink. Made with gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice and egg white, the cream makes the perfect garnish to this ... more This chilly recipe is topped with cream for a truly decadent drink. Made with gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice and egg white, the cream makes the perfect garnish to this fruity egg-stravaganza.
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Cream
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23.36% | 1.42 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The North Pole #2 is a splendid dance of zesty and creamy textures, where the sharp sourness of lemon juice beautifully cuts through the rich, silky undercurrents laid by the egg white and cream. This cocktail expertly balances the botanicals of gin with the sweet, nuanced depth of maraschino cherry liqueur, creating a festive libation that's both sophisticated and delightfully indulgent, perfect for those who love a creamy yet bright sip.

Method
How to make a North Pole #2

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake without ice
As with many of the egg recipes, the drink is shaken twice, so add ice and shake again
Strain into a cocktail glass, garnish with cream, and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of cherry liqueur if I don't have Maraschino?

Yes, you can substitute Maraschino cherry liqueur with other cherry liqueurs like Kirsch or Cherry Heering, though the flavor profile may change slightly. Kirsch will bring a drier, more alcoholic taste, while Cherry Heering is sweeter and richer.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why do I need to use egg white in the North Pole #2, and is there a technique for incorporating it?

Egg white is used in the North Pole #2 to add a smooth, frothy texture and a slight richness to the cocktail. To incorporate it, first, ensure the egg is fresh. Combine the egg white with the other ingredients in the shaker and perform a 'dry shake' (shaking without ice) to emulsify the egg white. Afterward, add ice and shake again to chill and further froth the mixture.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the best way to serve the North Pole #2 to enhance its presentation?

The North Pole #2 is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. To enhance its presentation, you can garnish it with a skewered maraschino cherry or a twist of lemon peel to add a dash of color and an aromatic element to the experience.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the North Pole #2 gluten-free?

Yes, the North Pole #2 can be considered gluten-free, as its ingredients (lemon juice, gin, egg white, and Maraschino cherry liqueur) are naturally gluten-free. However, ensure that the specific brands of gin and cherry liqueur you're using do not contain any gluten-containing additives.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the North Pole #2 compare to a standard cocktail?

The North Pole #2 has an alcohol content of 23.36%, placing it in the mid-range compared to standard cocktails. Many classic cocktails hover around 20-30% alcohol by volume, so this drink offers a similar level of potency.

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