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M & M
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Rating

4.2 / 5
The M & M is a sophisticated cocktail that skillfully combines the deep, herbal flavors of Amaro with the smoky complexity of Mezcal. Served in a cocktail glass, this concoction ... more The M & M is a sophisticated cocktail that skillfully combines the deep, herbal flavors of Amaro with the smoky complexity of Mezcal. Served in a cocktail glass, this concoction is a testament to the art of blending contrasting spirits to create a harmony of flavors. Ideal for those who appreciate a drink with depth and character, the M & M offers a unique tasting experience that seamlessly melds the bitter nuances of Amaro with the rich, smoky notes of Mezcal. This cocktail is perfectly suited for sipping slowly on a relaxed evening, allowing the palate to explore the intricate dance between its bold ingredients.
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Base ingredient
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Amaro
Alcohol content
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32.5% | 1.95 units *
Details
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Classic

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The M & M cocktail is a daring fusion of Amaro's herbal bitterness and Mezcal's distinctive smokiness, delivering a taste profile that resonates with those who crave depth in their drinks. The cold, undiluted preparation preserves the strong, individual character of each spirit, making this cocktail a bold choice for enthusiasts looking to explore the intricate balance of sharp, complex flavors.

Method
How to make a M & M

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Start by stirring all your ingredients together with ice in a mixing glass, ensuring they're well combined
Aim to stir for about 10-15 seconds; this integrates everything smoothly without diluting the drink too much
Carefully pour this mixture through a strainer into a glass filled with ice, ideally a single large ice block, to keep your drink cold longer with less dilution

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of glass is recommended for serving the M & M cocktail?

The recommended glass for serving the M & M cocktail is a lowball glass. This type of glass enhances the experience by fitting the drink's volume perfectly and allowing the aroma of the ingredients to be appreciated.

FAQ

Can the M & M cocktail be considered a strong drink?

Yes, the M & M cocktail can be considered a strong drink due to its alcohol content of 32.5%. It is made with equal parts of Amaro and Mezcal, which are both robust in flavor and alcohol level, making it a drink with a noticeable kick.

FAQ

What is the significance of not shaking or stirring the M & M cocktail?

Not shaking or stirring the M & M cocktail helps preserve the unique characteristics of both the Amaro and Mezcal. Stirring or shaking could dilute the drink, potentially muting the distinct flavors and aromas of its two ingredients.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

How should the M & M cocktail be served temperature-wise?

The M & M cocktail should be served cold. This enhances the drink's refreshment quality and allows the complex flavors of the Amaro and Mezcal to meld together more harmoniously without becoming too overpowering.

FAQ

What makes the M & M cocktail unique?

The uniqueness of the M & M cocktail comes from its simple yet bold combination of only two ingredients: Amaro and Mezcal. This creates a distinctive taste profile that balances the herbal bitterness of Amaro with the smoky character of Mezcal, offering a unique sipping experience that stands out from more complex cocktails.

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