Love on the Rocks
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Love on the Rocks
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The cocktail Love on the Rocks is a romantic and aromatic drink that combines the botanicals of gin with the sweetness and floral notes of rose syrup. This concoction is ... more The cocktail Love on the Rocks is a romantic and aromatic drink that combines the botanicals of gin with the sweetness and floral notes of rose syrup. This concoction is typically served in a lowball glass, which allows its distinctive aromas to be fully appreciated. The addition of an orange wedge garnish offers a subtle citrus hint, which complements the rose-infused sweetness and balances the juniper-forward character of the gin. This cocktail might be favored by those who enjoy a delightful, sweet, and floral drinking experience.
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Gin
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Orange
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20% | 1.8 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Love on the Rocks

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a lowball glass over ice
Add orange wedge as garnish and serve
~ Best with a squeeze of fresh orange ~

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·  Shake  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the gin in Love on the Rocks with another spirit?

Yes, you can substitute gin with vodka if you prefer a less botanical flavor. Vodka will maintain the cocktail's crispness while offering a smoother profile. However, keep in mind that this substitution may slightly alter the original taste of the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishing works best with Love on the Rocks?

A thin slice of orange or a small rose petal can be an elegant garnish for Love on the Rocks. These garnishes complement both the visual appeal and the flavor profile of the cocktail, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is Love on the Rocks suitable for any specific kind of event?

Love on the Rocks, with its romantic name and elegant appearance, is particularly suitable for date nights, Valentine's Day celebrations, or wedding receptions. Its light and unique flavor profile makes it an excellent choice for occasions that call for a touch of romance and sophistication.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Love on the Rocks compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 20%, Love on the Rocks is slightly lower in alcohol than many classic cocktails, which typically range from 25% to 40% alcohol by volume. This makes it a lighter option, ideal for those who prefer a milder cocktail.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of Love on the Rocks that I can make?

Yes, for a non-alcoholic version of Love on the Rocks, you can substitute gin with a non-alcoholic spirit or seedlip. Keep the rose syrup and dash of orange for flavor, and consider adding a splash of tonic water for some fizz. This will give you a refreshing beverage that retains the essence of the original cocktail, without the alcohol.

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