Frostbite

Frostbite
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time2 mins

A blue tequila variant of the Alexander of unknown origin, similar to the Blue Alexander, but with a sharper flavour.

 45 ml (1½ oz) white tequila
 30 ml (1 oz) blue Curacao
 15 ml (½ oz) white creme de cacao
 15 ml (½ oz) single cream
 2 maraschino cherries for garnish
1

Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

2

Add all ingredients and shake until well-chilled.

3

Strain into an ice-filled tumbler.

4

Garnish with two skewered maraschino cherries.

AI generated anecdote for article length

It was a chilly evening in early winter, and the wind outside howled through the bare branches of the trees. Inside her cozy living room, Sarah decided it was the perfect night to treat her friends to something special—a drink that would warm them from the inside out. With a mischievous gleam in her eye, she announced her plan to craft a cocktail she had recently discovered, one she named the "Frostbite."

Sarah gathered her ingredients, laying them out on the kitchen counter like a painter preparing a palette. The centerpiece was a bottle of premium white tequila, a spirit that would set the tone for the entire concoction. She reached for the blue Curacao, the vibrant liqueur reminiscent of a clear winter sky. With each pour, she marveled at how the deep blue liquid swirled into the tequila, creating an enticing blend of colors.

Next came the white creme de cacao, a sweet and velvety addition that would add richness to the mix. Sarah carefully measured out the perfect amount, appreciating the contrast it would bring to the bright blue and clear spirits. As she poured in the single cream, the ingredients began to meld together, creating a creamy texture that hinted at indulgence.

With the base of the Frostbite cocktail ready, Sarah reached for a tumbler and filled it with ice. The clinking sound of the ice cubes echoed in the kitchen, creating a melody that set the stage for the evening. She poured the carefully crafted mixture over the ice, watching as the frosty glass glistened with condensation.

The final touch was the garnish—a detail Sarah believed could turn a good cocktail into a memorable experience. She skewered two plump maraschino cherries on a cocktail pick and delicately placed them on the rim of the glass. The vibrant red of the cherries stood out against the icy blue and white backdrop, like ornaments on a winter tree.

With the Frostbite cocktail ready to be enjoyed, Sarah carried the tumbler into the living room, where her friends eagerly awaited the surprise she had promised. The room was filled with laughter and the warm glow of a crackling fire, providing a stark contrast to the frosty concoction she held in her hands.

"I present to you the Frostbite!" Sarah exclaimed, raising her glass in a toast. The clinking of glasses resonated through the room as her friends eagerly took their first sips. A chorus of delighted murmurs filled the air, punctuated by the occasional gasp of surprise at the delightful combination of flavors.

As they savored the Frostbite, the room seemed to thaw with the warmth of friendship and shared moments. The chilly winds outside were forgotten, replaced by the cozy ambiance of good company and a perfectly crafted cocktail. Sarah reveled in the satisfaction of bringing a touch of magic to her friends' winter night, proving that even on the coldest evenings, a well-crafted drink could create a haven of warmth and joy.

And so, with each sip of the Frostbite, they embraced the spirit of the season, toasting to the magic of winter nights and the camaraderie that made them unforgettable.

Ingredients

 45 ml (1½ oz) white tequila
 30 ml (1 oz) blue Curacao
 15 ml (½ oz) white creme de cacao
 15 ml (½ oz) single cream
 2 maraschino cherries for garnish

Directions

1

Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

2

Add all ingredients and shake until well-chilled.

3

Strain into an ice-filled tumbler.

4

Garnish with two skewered maraschino cherries.

Frostbite

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