Cherry Popper
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Cherry Popper
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.88 / 5
I came up with this on a whim in my kitchen. I wanted something green, clear, refreshing, a little sweet and a little sour. I came up with this on a whim in my kitchen. I wanted something green, clear, refreshing, a little sweet and a little sour.
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Base ingredient
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Peach Schnapps
Garnish
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Cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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10.59% | 2.7 units *

Method
How to make a Cherry Popper

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add gin, crème de menthe, peach schnapps, lime juice, and sugar syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well for 15-20 seconds until shaker frosts over
Pour into a highball glass
Top with 7 Up and add a cherry on top, then serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Creme De Menthe with something else in the Cherry Popper cocktail?

Yes, if you don't have Creme De Menthe, you can use Peppermint Schnapps as a substitute. The flavor will be slightly different but still within the minty profile expected for this cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish works best with a Cherry Popper?

A lime wheel or a cherry can be a perfect garnish for a Cherry Popper cocktail. These add a splash of color and enhance the drink's visual appeal, complementing its fruity, minty flavor.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Should the Cherry Popper cocktail be shaken or stirred?

The Cherry Popper cocktail is best prepared shaken. This method helps to properly mix the ingredients, especially since it includes juices and syrup, creating a smoother, more homogenized drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal serving temperature for a Cherry Popper?

The Cherry Popper cocktail should be served cold. You can achieve this by shaking the cocktail with ice and then straining it into a highball glass filled with ice, ensuring it's refreshingly cool.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Cherry Popper compare to a standard beer?

The Cherry Popper has an alcohol content of 10.59%, which is significantly higher than most standard beers, which typically range from 4% to 6% alcohol by volume. It makes the Cherry Popper a stronger choice in terms of alcohol strength.

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