Traditionally with egg liqueurom prepared alcoholic cocktail "Algerian Coffee". To make one Cup, pour the taste of freshly ground coffee in the coffee maker or Turku, cover with cold water. Bring coffee to a boil, carefully remove from heat and let cool. After that, again boil. Allow it to steep for two minutes, then add 1 teaspoon of cold water and within 1 minute simmer. Take a thick-walled glass (e.g., whiskey), pour 20 g of cream, the same amount of egg liqueur. Then the wall of glass with a thin stream pour in the coffee. The drink is ready.
Perfectly refreshing in hot weather cocktail "snowball" (second name "the Snowball"). For its preparation take a glass for long drinks (a tall, narrow vessel with a volume of 540 milliliters), pour in 40 ml of egg liqueur. Then carefully, trying not to damage the layer of thick liqueurand fill it with lemonade with lemon flavor. Decorate the glass with lemon wedge and cocktail umbrella.
The most common egg liqueur today – "the Lawyer". It has a thick consistency and a pronounced vanilla flavor. That's the name of this liqueurwas born and a Lawyer in the pink shoes". To prepare the cocktail in the same proportion, mix egg liqueur and grenadine syrup (usually for one drink take 10 ml). To them add the same amount of heavy cream, mix well. Pour into a tall glass and fill with lemonade top.
Fans of strong alcoholic cocktails, you can also try Casablanca. To do this, take 30 milliliters of vodka, one tablespoon of anise liqueurand pineapple and orange juice, and 20 ml of egg liqueur. Place all the ingredients into a shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into a tall glass (like a latte), pre-laying out the bottom of the crushed ice.
Girls will impress cocktail party Monaco. Take one part egg, banana, coffee liqueurs liqueurand Cointreau, and 2 parts cream. Mix in shaker and pour into tall glasses.
On any occasion will look spectacular cocktail "Bleeding heart". In a square low glass pour 75 ml of egg liqueur, and then, gently, through a tube, fill the bottom of the glass 25 milliliters of liqueurand the Curacao red.
Advice 2: How to drink liqueur Cointreau
French Cointreau liqueur was invented in 1875 by Edouard Cointreau. Since then he has become world famous thanks to its unique complex flavor and the original bottle, the appearance of which is known to no less than the alcoholic beverage. This orange liqueur is typically used to prepare various alcoholic drinks or consumed in its pure form.
The secret of original taste and the popularity of the liqueur Cointreau
The recipe of today world-famous Cointreau liqueur was invented in the French town of Angers, where Edouard Cointreau along with his brothers opened a small plant for the production of alcoholic beverages of fruit. The Creator has come up with not only a unique part of the liquor from oranges, but the original container in which had bottled the drink. Later amber bottle is rectangular in shape has become a hallmark of Cointreau liqueur and contributed to the promotion of this product as not local and the global market.
The unique taste of the liqueur Cointreau is due to the use for its preparation of two types of oranges – bitter in the West Indies and sweet from Spain and Brazil. According to developers, the zest of these fruits is removed manually, separating it from the inner white part. Then the crust dried in the sun and within a few days insist on ethanol produced from beet and grain products by distillation. After this distillate add sugar syrup and spring water.
It is a harmonious combination of bitter and sweet oranges, as well as a certain amount of sugar and water gives the liqueur Cointreau a unique and memorable taste. Fans of this beverage appreciate its softness and richness, citrus notes, refreshing, delicate and at the same time intensive finish. Of course, the recipe of this liquor is kept in the strictest confidence.
Cocktails based on Cointreau
One of the simplest and well-known cocktails based on liqueur Cointreau is Kantrovitz". For its preparation it is necessary to cut the half lime into pieces and crush in a glass, add ice, 50ml of Cointreau and 100ml of soda.
To prepare a Cosmo with this miraculous liquor, you need to mix in a shaker 15 ml of Cointreau, 40 ml vodka, 30 ml cranberry juice and ice. Then squeeze in the cocktail half a lime, shake and pour into glasses.
Another popular cocktails based on Cointreau – "Margarita". For its creation should be mix 15 ml Cointreau, 30 ml lime juice and the same amount of tequila, crushed ice. Next, the cocktail must be poured by the glass on the bezel which must be present salt.
The use of Cointreau in its purest form
Despite the fact that the orange liqueur Cointreau is usually used for cocktails, the true connoisseurs of this drink prefer to drink it neat with ice. It is believed that the only way to fully experience its unique rich taste.
When connecting with Cointreau ice gets a little muddy, but then its original color is restored. This reaction is associated with a high content in liquor natural essential oils – they give the drink original taste and terrific piping-fresh scent.
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