Pousse-Café

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Ingredients

Barware

Shot glass
Measuring jigger

Nutrition

95 calories

Styles & Flavours

Pousse-Café image

Serve in

Shot glass

Garnish:

None

How to make:

Refrigerate ingredients then LAYER in chilled glass by carefully pouring in the following order.

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Giffard Grenadine Syrup
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Coffee liqueur
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De Kuyper Crème de Menthe
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Triple sec liqueur
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Bourbon whiskey
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White overproof rum

Comment:

The amount of sugar in each liqueur and their temperature will impact their specific gravity and so how successfully they layer. This is more a test of patience and a steady hand than a drink.

About:

A pousse-café is now a term for any multi-layered cocktail. The term originally seems to have been a general term for a mixture of liqueurs and/or spirits served after dinner, and most probably originated in France.

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