Grapple
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Grapple
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.99 / 5
I made this to test out the tanginess of apple offset by the sweetness of raspberry with the slight bitterness of Indian tonic water. The name is derived from its ... more I made this to test out the tanginess of apple offset by the sweetness of raspberry with the slight bitterness of Indian tonic water. The name is derived from its ingredients.
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Gin
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15.71% | 3.3 units *

Hurricane glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Grapple uniquely showcases the dance between sweet raspberry and tart apple, softened by the botanicals in gin. Its innovative use of textures and flavors lends it a spirited character, ideal for those who enjoy a touch of sweetness nuanced by subtle bitterness from the tonic.

Method
How to make a Grapple

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour the ingredients into the glass over ice
Stir and serve
~ Replace the raspberry liqueur with cucumber syrup to make Gincap. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the gin in the Grapple cocktail with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute gin with vodka to maintain the clear complexion and mild flavor profile that doesn't overpower the fruity components of the Grapple cocktail. This substitution may alter the taste slightly but can cater to personal preference or available ingredients.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some recommended garnishes for the Grapple cocktail?

A great garnish for the Grapple cocktail can be a thin slice of apple or a few fresh raspberries to emphasize the fruity elements of the drink. A sprig of mint could also add a refreshing aroma and visual appeal.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Grapple cocktail for a refreshing experience?

The Grapple cocktail is best served cold. Fill the hurricane glass with ice before pouring the mixed ingredients over it. This not only keeps the drink chilled but also dilutes it slightly for a smoother taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Grapple cocktail compare to a standard glass of wine?

The Grapple cocktail has an alcohol content of 15.71%, which is slightly higher than the average glass of wine, typically around 12% alcohol content. This makes the Grapple slightly stronger, so you might prefer to sip it slowly.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Grapple, and how can it be made?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Grapple can be made by substituting gin with a clear non-alcoholic spirit or tonic water, and using non-alcoholic versions of the apple and raspberry liqueurs. Adjust the quantities to taste, keeping in mind the goal is to mimic the original cocktail's fruity and refreshing profile.

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