Snakenip
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Snakenip
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.88 / 5
This cocktail came to me when I had a "Double Jack Stinger" at a Seattle Mariners baseball game. As I use a snake or serpent as my avatar of choice ... more This cocktail came to me when I had a "Double Jack Stinger" at a Seattle Mariners baseball game. As I use a snake or serpent as my avatar of choice in nearly every aspect, and this is a combination of my favourite flavours in a delicious, sweet cocktail, I think the name fits. The name "Snakenip" is a play on words with "Catnip", as this is my favourite cocktail of all time. ~ Dominic, known around the internet as DomTSVG.
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Base ingredient
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Lemonade
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry, lemon
Alcohol content
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5.56% | 2 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Snakenip

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ice to a highball glass
Pour in two shots of apple flavoured whisky
Without mixing, add in a splash of grenadine
Fill the rest of the glass up with lemonade and stir lightly
Garnish with cherries and a lemon slice, and serve
~ This cocktail is sweet but you can make it less so by adding less grenadine or lemonade. My preferred whisky for this particular cocktail is "Serpent's Bite" apple cider whisky. The blend should have a very light red tint in the yellow of the lemonade, and look orangeish. ~

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

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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Comments

Louis TONNEVY avatar

The whisky is not listed in the ingredients, might be a mistake though

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Fixed! Think it went AWOL when we re-organised our ingredients. Sorry about that but fixed now.

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the lemonade in Snakenip with another ingredient?

Yes, if you're looking to substitute lemonade in a Snakenip, you could consider using a sparkling water with a fresh squeeze of lemon or lime for a similar tangy and refreshing taste. This substitution can also reduce the sugar content, making it a bit healthier.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Snakenip?

Given the simplicity of the Snakenip, garnishing with a slice of lemon or lime can add a fresh look and a zesty aroma. A cherry or an orange slice could also add color and a slight fruity flavor, enhancing the overall presentation and experience.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Snakenip for maximum enjoyment?

Snakenip, being a cold, non-alcoholic drink is best served in a chilled highball glass. To maximize enjoyment, ensure that the lemonade is well chilled and consider adding ice cubes or crushed ice to keep it cool, especially in warm weather. Stirring the grenadine well with the lemonade ensures an even flavor distribution.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Snakenip compare to other cocktails?

The Snakenip is a non-alcoholic cocktail, which makes it starkly different from most other cocktails that contain alcohol. This means it's suitable for people who are abstaining from alcohol, including those who are underage, pregnant, or avoiding alcohol for health reasons. It offers a way to enjoy the cocktail experience without the effects of alcohol.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular ways to customize a Snakenip?

Yes, to customize a Snakenip, you might consider adding a bit of sparkling soda to give it an extra fizzy sensation. Adjusting the amount of grenadine can also change the sweetness and color intensity, allowing for a personalized taste. For an adult version, a splash of vodka can transform it into a light alcoholic beverage.

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