Red Riding Hood
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Red Riding Hood
Cocktail recipe

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The Red Riding Hood cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction that evokes imagery of the fairy tale from which it derives its name. A combination of vodka and strawberry ... more The Red Riding Hood cocktail is a vibrant and fruity concoction that evokes imagery of the fairy tale from which it derives its name. A combination of vodka and strawberry liqueur creates a sweet and berry-forward base, which is then complemented by the distinct, nutty notes of amaretto. The addition of champagne brings a festive and effervescent touch to the drink, enhancing its complexity and appeal. Served in an elegant champagne glass, the Red Riding Hood is a delightful mix that marries the robustness of spirits with the lightness of sparkling wine, offering a balanced and celebratory drinking experience.
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Base ingredient
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Strawberry liqueur
Alcohol content
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21.4% | 3.21 units *

Champagne glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Red Riding Hood

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Measure out the ingredients into a champagne flute and stir
Top with Prosecco and serve

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·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the strawberry liqueur in Red Riding Hood with something else?

Yes, if strawberry liqueur is not available, you can use raspberry liqueur or a berry-flavored syrup for a non-alcoholic version. The flavor will be slightly different but still delicious.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with Red Riding Hood?

A fresh strawberry on the rim of the glass or a twist of lemon peel adds a nice touch, complementing the cocktail's fruity and slightly nutty flavors from the amaretto.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is the Red Riding Hood cocktail suitable for any specific type of gathering?

The Red Riding Hood, with its striking color and champagne base, is perfect for celebratory occasions like New Year's Eve parties, romantic evenings, or as a festive drink at a themed party.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Red Riding Hood compare to a standard glass of wine?

With an alcohol content of 21.4%, Red Riding Hood is stronger than a standard glass of wine, which typically has an alcohol content of about 12%-15%. It's a potent cocktail, so enjoy it responsibly.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Red Riding Hood cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Red Riding Hood contains champagne, a carbonated drink. Stirring helps mix the ingredients well without losing the champagne's fizz, unlike shaking, which could cause it to go flat.

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