Rugby Seven Cocktail
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Rugby Seven Cocktail
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.16 / 5
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This cocktail is part of our Paris Olympics 2024 collection, and was created specifically to celebrate the sport of Rugby sevens at the event. Find out more
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The Rugby Seven Cocktail is a potent mix of sweet, sour, and strong. The sweetness of the blackcurrant liqueur balances the tartness of the lemon juice, while the vodka gives ... more The Rugby Seven Cocktail is a potent mix of sweet, sour, and strong. The sweetness of the blackcurrant liqueur balances the tartness of the lemon juice, while the vodka gives it a powerful kick. It's a cocktail that's full of contrast and complexity.
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Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The Rugby Seven Cocktail is a delightful collision of sweet and sour, where the blackcurrant liqueur’s fruity richness wonderfully counters the zesty punch of lemon juice. Vodka adds a strong backbone, making it a bold, vibrant choice for those who enjoy a layered and compelling cocktail experience.

Method
How to make a Rugby Seven Cocktail

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Fill a shaker with ice
Add the vodka, blackcurrant liqueur, and lemon juice
Shake well until chilled
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Serve and enjoy!

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What kind of blackcurrant liqueur should I use for a Rugby Seven Cocktail?

For the Rugby Seven Cocktail, it's best to use a high-quality blackcurrant liqueur such as crème de cassis. This will ensure the cocktail has a rich, authentic flavor that balances well with the other ingredients.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How should I prepare the Rugby Seven Cocktail?

To prepare the Rugby Seven Cocktail, you should shake the vodka, blackcurrant liqueur, and lemon juice with ice until well-chilled. Then strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Shake the ingredients well to fully integrate the flavors and achieve the perfect cold temperature.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are good garnishing options for the Rugby Seven Cocktail?

A good garnishing option for the Rugby Seven Cocktail would be a twist of lemon peel or a few fresh blackcurrants. The lemon peel adds a touch of citrus aroma, complementing the lemon juice in the cocktail, while blackcurrants emphasize the liqueur used.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with the Rugby Seven Cocktail?

The Rugby Seven Cocktail pairs well with light appetizers such as smoked salmon canapés, goat cheese crostinis, or prosciutto-wrapped melon. The cocktail's sweet and tart profile complements savory and slightly salty foods.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are suitable for serving the Rugby Seven Cocktail?

The Rugby Seven Cocktail is perfect for celebratory events and social gatherings due to its bold flavors and attractive presentation. It would be a great choice for cocktail parties, dinner parties, and special occasions like birthdays or anniversaries.

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