Cocktail paradis: recipe and preparation of the simple and balanced drink

ingredients
  • Gin
    3.5cl
    • 263 kcal

  • Apricot brandy
    2cl

  • Freshly squeezed orange juice


    1,5cl

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

the Heavenly cocktail it’s a simple drink and balance based on Gin, Apricot brandy And fresh orange juice. A simple and straightforward recipe for making a cocktail party which perfectly combines the aromatic taste of gin with the sweetness of cognac and the freshness of orange juice. It is a drink suitable for all occasions, ideal as after dinner but also for a brunch. Find the Paradise cocktail in IBA Official Lists, which indicates how authoritative this drink is in the blending industry.

The history of the cocktail is however uncertain, if traces of it remain in the recipe book of Jacques Staub from 1913 and in that of Robert vermeire from 1922, but according to some it was created by Harry craddock, who placed it in his manual in the 1930, however, it seems certain that he was born in England. Here’s how to prepare it.

How to prepare the Paradis cocktail

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Squeeze the orange with the juicer (1) and strain the juice. Freeze a bowl with 2-3 ice cubes. Put the gin, apricot brandy, orange juice and some ice cubes in the shaker (2). Shake the shaker vigorously, remove the ice cubes from the cup and pour the drink, straining it through the colander. Garnish with an orange zest, if you prefer, or serve without garnish (3).

Advice

You can replace orange juice with apricot juice, which will give a sweeter taste to the drink.

If you like the sweetness of apricot brandy, try Zombie Cocktail, an exotic drink with a sweet taste. If, on the other hand, you like cocktails made with gin, prepare the Gimlet cocktail as well.

Variants

A variation of the Paradise cocktail is the Ferri’s paradise, which is prepared with the same ingredients, but with the addition of filtered lemon juice.

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