Coronation No.1
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Coronation No.1
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.7 / 5
The Coronation No.1 cocktail is a sophisticated blend that elegantly marries the rich, nutty notes of dry sherry with the crisp, aromatic nuances of white vermouth. Enhanced with a touch ... more The Coronation No.1 cocktail is a sophisticated blend that elegantly marries the rich, nutty notes of dry sherry with the crisp, aromatic nuances of white vermouth. Enhanced with a touch of sweetness from maraschino cherry and a dash of complexity from orange bitters, this cocktail offers a balanced and refined taste profile. Served in a cocktail glass, the Coronation No.1 presents an impeccable choice for those who appreciate the depth and subtlety in their drinks. Its unique combination of ingredients makes it a standout choice for connoisseurs seeking an engaging and flavorful cocktail experience.
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Base ingredient
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Sherry (Dry)
Alcohol content
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15.69% | 1.02 units *
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Classic

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Coronation No.1 is an ode to delicacy and balance, combining the dry, nutty essence of sherry with the aromatic crispness of white vermouth. The maraschino cherry introduces a subtle sweet counterpoint, while the orange bitters add a layer of complexity, making this cocktail a harmonious choice for those who savor nuanced, sophisticated flavors.

Method
How to make a Coronation No.1

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Begin by stirring all of the ingredients together with ice to blend the flavors thoroughly, aiming for about 10-15 seconds of stirring time
Once well mixed, proceed to strain the mixture into a glass that has been pre-chilled, ensuring a refreshing temperature for your drink
This sequence guarantees your cocktail will be perfectly mixed and delightfully cold, enhancing the tasting experience

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FAQ's

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What is the best occasion to enjoy a Coronation No.1?

The Coronation No.1 is a sophisticated and elegant cocktail that is perfect for special occasions or formal gatherings. Its refined taste and aroma make it ideal for celebratory events, such as anniversaries, high-end dinners, or even an upscale cocktail party. Its composition allows it to be a distinguished choice that can impress guests or serve as a unique celebratory drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in the Coronation No.1?

While the original recipe for the Coronation No.1 calls for specific ingredients, you can make substitutions based on personal taste or availability. For instance, if you cannot find a specific brand of dry sherry, you may use another dry sherry that you prefer. However, it's essential to keep the flavor profile similar to maintain the integrity of the cocktail. Substituting the orange bitters or maraschino cherry might significantly alter the taste, so proceed with caution and aim to match the original flavor as closely as possible.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

What makes the Coronation No.1 unique compared to other cocktails?

The Coronation No.1 stands out due to its unique combination of white vermouth and dry sherry, complemented by a hint of orange bitters and the sweetness of maraschino cherry. This blend creates a refined and complex flavor profile that is not commonly found in other cocktails, making it a distinctive choice for those seeking something different from the usual cocktail fare. Additionally, its elegant presentation in a cocktail glass adds to its uniqueness.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Coronation No.1?

Although the Coronation No.1 is inherently an alcoholic drink, you can create a non-alcoholic version by substituting the alcoholic components with non-alcoholic alternatives. For the dry sherry and white vermouth, look for non-alcoholic versions or use a combination of white grape juice, apple cider vinegar, and water for sherry, and non-alcoholic white wine for vermouth. For the orange bitters, you can use a few drops of orange extract mixed with water. Keep in mind, the goal is to mimic the flavor profile of the original cocktail as closely as possible, though the taste may not be identical.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

How should the Coronation No.1 be served for the best taste?

For the best tasting experience, the Coronation No.1 should be served cold in a cocktail glass. It is not shaken or stirred but rather, the ingredients should be carefully chilled before being combined. Serving it in a pre-chilled cocktail glass helps maintain its temperature and enhances its flavors. Additionally, garnishing it with a maraschino cherry not only adds to its aesthetic appeal but also introduces a subtle sweetness that complements the drink's complex flavors.

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