The Brexit
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The Brexit
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.89 / 5
Made to celebrate or commiserate the Brexit decision, this delicious cocktail will make you forget the result either way! Made to celebrate or commiserate the Brexit decision, this delicious cocktail will make you forget the result either way!
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Base ingredient
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Spiced rum
Garnish
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Nutmeg, Fresh fruit
Alcohol content
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15% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
40ml 1.35oz 4cl
10ml ⅓oz 1cl
50ml 1⅔oz 5cl
Dash Dash Dash
20ml ⅔oz 2cl

Method
How to make a The Brexit

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well
Pour into a tall glass full of crushed ice
Grate a little bit of nutmeg over the drink and garnish with fruit slices, then serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake The Brexit cocktail?

To properly shake The Brexit cocktail, first, fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add the pineapple juice, orange juice, white rum, spiced rum, grenadine, lime juice, and a dash of Angostura Bitters. Secure the lid and shake vigorously for about 15 to 20 seconds or until the shaker feels chilled. This method ensures that all the ingredients are well mixed and the cocktail is adequately chilled before serving.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Brexit cocktail?

The Brexit cocktail is best served in a highball glass. After shaking the ingredients with ice, strain the mixture into the glass filled with fresh ice. This presentation not only keeps the drink cold but also maintains its crisp and refreshing taste. For an enhanced experience, you can add a garnish, such as a lime wheel or a pineapple slice, to complement the drink's tropical flavors.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Can I make a sweeter version of The Brexit cocktail?

Yes, you can easily customize The Brexit cocktail to make it sweeter according to your taste. Consider increasing the amount of grenadine to 15ml for added sweetness and a more vibrant color. Alternatively, you can add a bit more pineapple juice or a splash of simple syrup. Adjusting these ingredients allows you to personalize the sweetness level without altering the core essence of the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does The Brexit's alcohol content compare to a standard cocktail?

The Brexit cocktail has an alcohol content of 15%, which makes it relatively moderate in terms of strength. Standard cocktails typically range from 10% to 20% alcohol by volume (ABV), depending on the ingredients and proportions used. This places The Brexit comfortably within the average range, making it a suitable choice for those who prefer a cocktail that's not too strong but still offers a noticeable alcoholic presence.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving The Brexit cocktail?

The Brexit cocktail, with its vibrant mix of citrus and rum flavors, is perfect for various occasions, particularly summer gatherings, beach parties, and celebratory events. Its refreshing and tropical taste makes it an excellent choice for warm weather occasions or any event where a light, invigorating drink is desired. Its unique name also lends itself to themed parties or events focused on British culture or political discussions.

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