Golden Fizz #2
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Golden Fizz #2
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.8 / 5
This drink commemorates the Olympic games of 1896, returning to Greece for the first time in centuries. This drink commemorates the Olympic games of 1896, returning to Greece for the first time in centuries.
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Base ingredient
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Dry gin
Garnish
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Mint
Alcohol content
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10% | 3 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons
30ml 1oz 3cl
7.5ml ¼oz 0.8cl
Top Up Top Up Top Up
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl

Method
How to make a Golden Fizz #2

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir honey and triple sec until honey dissolves, then fill glass two-thirds with ice
Add the gin, lemon juice and grapefruit juice, stir, then top up with lemonade
Garnish with mint leaves and serve
~ If you don't add the alcohol, this drink makes a delicious mocktail as well. ~

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·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Golden Fizz #2 stirred and not shaken?

The Golden Fizz #2 is stirred instead of shaken to gently combine the ingredients, particularly to preserve the clarity and texture of the drink. Stirring provides a smooth, well-integrated mix without the aeration and dilution that shaking can introduce, which is especially important for cocktails with clear spirits and a delicate balance of flavors like this one.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of gin in the Golden Fizz #2?

Yes, you can use a different type of gin in the Golden Fizz #2. While the recipe calls for dry gin for its crisp and clean flavor, experimenting with other gins like an Old Tom gin for a slightly sweeter profile or a London Dry gin for a more pronounced juniper flavor can add interesting twists to the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Golden Fizz #2?

The best way to serve the Golden Fizz #2 is in a highball glass, filled with ice if desired. Top the drink with lemonade to add a refreshing fizz and complement the cocktail's flavors. Garnishing with a slice of lemon or a twist of grapefruit peel can also enhance its visual appeal and add a zesty aroma.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Golden Fizz #2 compare to other cocktails?

The Golden Fizz #2 has an alcohol content of 10%, which places it on the lower end of the scale compared to many classic cocktails. For example, traditional cocktails like a Margarita or a Martini often have an alcohol content ranging from 15% to 30%, depending on the recipe. This makes the Golden Fizz #2 a milder choice, suitable for occasions when you're looking for a less potent drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Golden Fizz #2 most suitable?

The Golden Fizz #2, with its refreshing and slightly sweet profile, is most suitable for warm-weather gatherings, such as spring and summer parties, brunches, or outdoor BBQs. Its lighter alcohol content and the effervescence from the lemonade topping make it a pleasant choice for daytime events or occasions when guests prefer a gentler cocktail option.

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