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BAD
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.79 / 5
This is a variation on the classic (but little-appreciated) Phoebe Snow, devised by the singer Stanley Bad, whose band is called SBAD. This is a variation on the classic (but little-appreciated) Phoebe Snow, devised by the singer Stanley Bad, whose band is called SBAD.
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Base ingredient
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Dubonnet
Alcohol content
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29.14% | 1.89 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a BAD

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake well with ice
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Dubonnet in the BAD cocktail with another ingredient?

Yes, if Dubonnet is not available, you can substitute it with another red vermouth like Sweet Vermouth. The flavor profile will change slightly, but it will still complement the Brandy and Absinthe well, maintaining the cocktail's character.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the BAD cocktail?

The BAD cocktail is best served cold in a cocktail glass. Ensure all ingredients are well chilled before mixing, and consider garnishing with a lemon twist to enhance its aromatic profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the BAD cocktail compare to a standard cocktail?

The BAD cocktail has an alcohol content of 29.14%, which is relatively high compared to the average cocktail, which usually ranges from 15% to 25%. Its higher alcohol content is due to the combination of Brandy and Absinthe, making it a stronger choice.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it better to shake or stir the BAD cocktail?

The BAD cocktail should be shaken, not stirred. Shaking helps to properly mix the Brandy, Absinthe, and Dubonnet, ensuring a well-integrated flavor and a slightly diluted, chilled drink that enhances its enjoyability.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the BAD cocktail?

Given its strong flavor profile and higher alcohol content, the BAD cocktail is well-suited for evening events or small gatherings. It's a sophisticated choice that could be particularly appreciated by guests who enjoy potent, character-rich cocktails.

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