Arsonist
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Arsonist
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.81 / 5
This drink is a crowd-pleaser, and surprisingly refreshing with the ice cream. This drink is a crowd-pleaser, and surprisingly refreshing with the ice cream.
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Sambuca
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13.76% | 2.34 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Arsonist

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
First pour tequila into the bottom of the glass
Then cover the tequila with vanilla ice cream
Gently pour in the sambuca so it doesn't mix with the tequila
Using a lighter, set the sambuca alight
Let the sambuca burn for a while and then put it out and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What kind of Sambuca is traditionally used in the Arsonist cocktail?

Traditionally, a clear or white Sambuca is used in the Arsonist cocktail to keep the flavor profile balanced with the creaminess of the vanilla ice cream and the sharpness of the tequila.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific way to serve the Arsonist to enhance its flavor?

Yes, serving the Arsonist in a chilled highball glass enhances its flavors. The cold temperature complements the ice cream's creaminess and the strength of the alcohol, providing a refreshing experience.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Since the Arsonist is neither shaken nor stirred, how should it be mixed?

The Arsonist cocktail should be carefully layered. Start by pouring the Sambuca, then slowly add the tequila to create a layer on top. Finally, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. This method preserves the distinct layers and presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Arsonist compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 13.76%, the Arsonist has a slightly higher alcohol content than many standard cocktails, which typically range from 10% to 12%. This is due to the equal parts of Sambuca and tequila.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any popular variations or customizations for the Arsonist cocktail?

A popular variation includes using flavored Sambuca, such as black (licorice-flavored) or red (berry-flavored), to add a unique twist to the cocktail. Additionally, experimenting with different ice cream flavors like chocolate or strawberry can offer a customized taste experience.

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