Antica Classic Sambuca, 70cl
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Use a mixing glass with ice to combine the bourbon, sambuca, and bitters. Stir until cold and then strain into a tumbler over broken ice. You can then use lemon peel as garnish.
A LARGE single measure of sambuca (35ml) has 1.4 units of alcohol — so 30 shots will be 42 units, enough to seriously intoxicate and endanger health. The speed at which it is downed also matters. As a rule of thumb, an adult human body clears about one unit an hour, so 42 is a dangerously large dose in one session. 4. What does sambuca taste like? A popular take on the classic Flaming Sambuca, the Lamborghini consists of the following ingredients in equal measures: Sambuca is a colourless liqueur made from anise and has its origin in Italy. The liqueur contains distillates of green anise and star anise. Sambuca has high sugar content (350 g/litre) and an alcohol content of 38 percent by volume. Popular as a digestif, Sambuca is preferably enjoyed “con la mosca – with fly”! 2. Can you drink sambuca straight?
3. Italian Tourist
Simply add a 5 ml (⅙ Oz) of sambuca to an espresso cup and swirl it around so it leaves an even coating of spirit on the inside. Afterwards, just pour in the 45 ml (1.5 Oz) of coffee straight from the espresso machine.
You’ve probably realised that there’s a theme here with all these coffee references! After all, it’s one of the most famous pairings with sambuca. Simply combine 30 ml (1 Oz) of sambuca with 15 ml (½ Oz) of coffee liqueur.
8. Fairy’s Flower Lemonade
Honestly, we’re not convinced and it just sounds like a messy recipe for a fire hazard! However, we’d love to hear your thoughts about this one in the comments! What Next? Simply shake all the ingredients with ice and then strain it into a highball or Collins glass pre-filled with crushed ice. You can then garnish it with half of a passion fruit. Thoroughly squeeze the lemon into a mixing glass, add the sambuca, and stir the ingredients. Pour into a Highball or Collins glass pre-filled with ice and top up with the water to taste. If it’s a little sour, you can add sugar but this is best done beforehand so it has fully dissolved.