Dutch Courage
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Dutch Courage
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.67 / 5
A take on the classic English lemonade, with a slight kick and a nice twist. A take on the classic English lemonade, with a slight kick and a nice twist.
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Base ingredient
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Dry gin
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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9.97% | 1.72 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Dutch Courage

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into an ice-filled tall glass, garnish with a lemon wedge 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 Advocaat with another ingredient in the Dutch Courage cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have Advocaat, a good substitute for the Dutch Courage cocktail could be eggnog or a custard-like liqueur for a similar texture and flavor profile. However, keep in mind that this may slightly alter the taste of the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Dutch Courage cocktail?

The Dutch Courage cocktail is best served in a highball glass, chilled. First, shake the ingredients with ice and then strain into the glass. You can garnish with a slice of apple or a lemon twist to enhance the drink's appearance and add a fresh aroma.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Dutch Courage?

For the Dutch Courage cocktail, consider garnishing with a lemon twist or a thin apple slice. These garnishes complement the fruity and tart components of the drink, adding to its visual appeal and aromatic experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Dutch Courage compare to a standard glass of wine?

The Dutch Courage has an alcohol content of 9.97%, which is slightly lower than the average glass of wine, which typically ranges around 12-14% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes Dutch Courage a somewhat lighter option, suitable for those wanting a less potent drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Dutch Courage cocktail?

The Dutch Courage cocktail, with its refreshing blend of lemon and apple juices complemented by the unique taste of Advocaat and the crispness of dry gin, is perfect for spring and summer gatherings. It's an excellent choice for outdoor parties, brunches, or any occasion where a light and refreshing cocktail is desired.

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