Lead Iodide
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Lead Iodide
Cocktail recipe

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This is my own creation. I wanted something mango-based with a nice yellow colour. The name comes from a chemical compound that we were introduced to in organic chemistry which ... more This is my own creation. I wanted something mango-based with a nice yellow colour. The name comes from a chemical compound that we were introduced to in organic chemistry which had the same yellow colour and in minute quantities, a faint whiff smells like ripe mangoes. (In large quantities, the smell f the compound is a totally different story though!)
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Base ingredient
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Galliano
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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22% | 1.65 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Lead Iodide

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients to an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake well
Pour into a cocktail glass
Drop in a cherry to garnish and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Galliano with another liqueur in the Lead Iodide cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute Galliano with another herbal liqueur like Yellow Chartreuse or Strega if you're looking for a similar herbal sweetness. Bear in mind, the flavor profile may slightly change, but it will still complement the mango juice and white rum well.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

What's the best way to ensure the Lead Iodide cocktail is cold enough when served?

To ensure the Lead Iodide cocktail is served cold, make sure to shake the ingredients with plenty of ice in a cocktail shaker until the exterior frosts over. This not only cools the drink but also properly dilutes it for a smoother taste. Serve it immediately in a pre-chilled cocktail glass.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving the Lead Iodide cocktail?

The ideal glassware for serving the Lead Iodide cocktail is a cocktail glass, as mentioned. It's designed to showcase the cocktail's color and maintain its chill without warming up too quickly, aligning with the drink's aesthetic and taste profile.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Lead Iodide compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 22%, the Lead Iodide cocktail is slightly below the average for most cocktails, which typically range from 25% to 30% ABV. It makes for a moderately strong drink, ideal for those who prefer a slightly less potent cocktail experience.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Any recommendations for customizing the Lead Iodide cocktail to make it sweeter or fruitier?

To make the Lead Iodide cocktail sweeter or fruitier, consider adding a splash of simple syrup or agave nectar for sweetness. For a fruitier profile, experiment with adding a few dashes of peach or raspberry liqueur. Adjust these ingredients according to taste.

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