Liqueur has a rich flavor profile, which has made it a popular ingredient in many cocktails over the years. From classic cocktails to creative reflection, there are many combinations that we'll explore below.
Liqueur cocktails you can make at home
Liqueur has the ability to add elegance and a certain complexity to a cocktail. This drink has many variations, each with its own unique characteristics.
KAHLUA liqueur is characterized by a pungent aroma of coffee and vanilla, which is added to alcohol. The rich taste of the coffee and the light notes of the rum are noticeable when tasted. Here are some cocktail recipes you can try to make your drink more expressive.
To get the cocktail, it is necessary to add vodka and grenadine to the coffee liqueur (only two drops are required). As a result, a martini-like drink with an interesting and simple composition is obtained.
Let's imagine a chocolate-banana combination, with all its sweetness and fruity freshness, that you can taste with flavored coffee. Now let's imagine this combination as an alcoholic cocktail.
To get such a combination, you need:
- 28․35 g (around 1 ounce) chocolate vodka
- 0.625 ml espresso vodka
- 28․35 g (around 1 ounce) banana liqueur
- 0.625 ml coffee liqueur
- 28․35 g (around 1 ounce) cream
To make the cocktail, you need to put in the shaker both types of liqueurs, and the cream, then hold for five seconds, add ice, and stir. You can serve drinks.
Or creme liqueur, which is a traditional alcoholic drink. There are many types of cream liqueur, which are distinguished from other types by a smoother and richer taste.
The presence of cream indicates the velvety feel, making it an integral part of the cocktail. It should be noted that these liqueurs have a lower alcohol content of 15 to 20 percent and can be tried with ice.
A type of dessert drink that is often served right after dinner. Notes of sweetness are noticeable when drinking. To prepare, you need:
- 1 ml vodka
1 ml coffee liqueur (it is recommended to use the KAHLUA type)
1 creme liqueur (it is desirable to choose a variety with a specific flavor, for example, MAISON TRENEL Crème de Framboise de Bourgogne with fruit notes)
1 ½ cream
To prepare, add all the ingredients to the shaker, add ice, and shake. You can serve it in a pre-cooled glass, decorated with chocolate.
Chocolate Covered Fruit Martini: Chocolate liqueur drink recipes
This type of cocktail is made from two beverages, beer and liqueur. The recipe contains:
- 28․35 g (around 1 ounce) chocolate liqueur
28․35 g (around 1 ounce) vodka
28․35 g (around 1 ounce) fruit liqueur
28․35 g (around 1 ounce) cream liqueur
Fresh fruits to decorate the cocktail
To prepare it, add the whole thing to the shaker, shake, and add ice. When serving, you can also add fresh fruit to indicate the flavor of the cocktail.
Let's imagine the combination of tropical fruits in one bottle. This is how the MALIBU liqueur is described, which when tasted, you can notice the delicate combination of coconut, pineapple, mango, and ripe banana.
Due to such taste notes, this type of liqueur is included in the composition of many alcoholic cocktails. Here are some:
A tropical alcoholic cocktail containing:
- Malibu Liqueur
- Pineapple juice
- Orange juice
To prepare it, the liqueur and juices are added to an ice-cold shaker and shaken. The resulting mixture is poured into a glass, and then grenadine is added from the middle of the juice. The action needs to be done slowly so that the gradient appears at the bottom of the cup.
To get the final result, the cocktail needs to be shaken a little, which gives it an interesting mixture of colors.
Malibu and Pineapple
Coconut liqueur and fresh pineapple juice, are the perfect combination for any occasion.
To prepare it, you mix the Malibu liqueur with pineapple juice, leave a little, then add ice and serve.
Conclusion: Liqueur and alcoholic cocktail
The whole point of an alcoholic cocktail is the invention of the mind when it is possible to make a unique drink by mixing fresh fruit and various alcoholic beverages, including the best liqueurs. Liqueur in all its forms is no exception. So these are the recipes for liqueur cocktails that you can use at any gathering, surrounded by friends or family.