Midtown Muse
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Midtown Muse
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The Midtown Muse is a sophisticated cocktail that boasts a blend of boldly flavored and aromatic ingredients. This enticing drink combines the sweet and fruity notes of melon liqueur with ... more The Midtown Muse is a sophisticated cocktail that boasts a blend of boldly flavored and aromatic ingredients. This enticing drink combines the sweet and fruity notes of melon liqueur with the depth and warmth of whiskey, creating a delightful balance on the palate. The inclusion of vanilla liqueur adds a smooth and creamy layer, while a dash of Angostura bitters imparts a subtle spice and complexity to the mix. Served in a cocktail glass, the Midtown Muse is typically garnished with an orange twist, which not only adds a citrusy aroma but also complements the cocktail's rich and diverse flavor profile. Ideal for those seeking a cocktail with a harmonious mix of fruitiness, sweetness, and a touch of spice, the Midtown Muse makes a statement with its unique taste and elegant presentation.
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Orange
Alcohol content
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31.33% | 2.35 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Midtown Muse

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients and 3/4 shot (22
5ml chilled water) to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with an orange twist and serve
~ Nice combination of whisky with sweet liqueur and bitters. ~

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the melon liqueur in a Midtown Muse?

Yes, you can substitute the melon liqueur with a cucumber liqueur for a fresher taste or a peach liqueur for a sweeter, fruitier note. Keep in mind that substitutions will alter the cocktail's original flavor profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Midtown Muse?

A slice of fresh melon or a twist of lemon peel makes an excellent garnish for a Midtown Muse. These garnishes complement the cocktail's melon and vanilla notes, adding a touch of elegance and freshness.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific temperature or way to serve a Midtown Muse for the best flavor?

The Midtown Muse is best served chilled. You should shake it with ice and strain it into a pre-chilled cocktail glass. Serving it cold enhances its smoothness and the complex flavors of the whiskey and liqueurs.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Midtown Muse compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 31.33%, the Midtown Muse is slightly stronger than the average cocktail, which typically ranges from 20% to 30% alcohol by volume. Its strength is due to the higher proportion of whiskey and the addition of melon and vanilla liqueurs.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Midtown Muse?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Midtown Muse by substituting the whiskey with a non-alcoholic spirit or whiskey alternative, and using non-alcoholic versions of the melon and vanilla liqueurs. Adjust the proportions to taste and enjoy a similar flavor profile without the alcohol.

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