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Welcome to Common Man Cocktails, I’m your host Derrick Schommer and today we’re going to do the “Butter Beer”.
This is a recipe I think that this was an invented recipe one of our viewer’s commenter in EverydayDrinkers.TV “Hyper Puff Ball” was at a party and apparently there was an experimentation on different types of alcohol and this came out of it and they call it the “Butter Beer” because it a JK Rowling’s story known as Harry Potter. Apparently, I have read of myself, you’ve read one of them didn’t you.
Partly way, yeah, it didn’t seem the stuff I want to read but that precise the point, they said this is something like what was described in the book it turn out the taste like that by mistake so they rolled with it and that’s awesome because that means we might have and exclusive. This is going to have some cream soda, love it, butter shots burst, huge fan. Oh, by the way, I’ve tried this drink but I love cream soda since I’ve been a kid it’s been one my favorite sodas.
There’s nothing better than caramel color high fruit doze corn syrup and carbonated water lets just say that. We’re going to use just a half an ounce of lemon juice and the butter shots. And I’m going to garnish it with a lemon wheel because I think it might look cool. Really, it’s up to me, right.
So throw some ice in a high bowl glass, oh, were going to dump in our half ounce of lemon juice. Were going to do one ounce of butter shoots since I can drink all this stuff straight. I am not worried at all that this is going to taste bad. I could smell it from here smells like grandma’s house with there is the original. And we’ll just top it off with a fresh bottle of cream soda.
Oh, yeah, liking it already, we put our little lemon wheel right on the top. There you go, and it’s going to need something it’s like a whitish float in the bottom from that, from the – this is clear the butter shoots, it’s clear. My garnish kind of makes the smell like lemon let’s move that away. Smells like, I never really sat down and experiment to the smelling cream soda but now like it smells the butte scotch definitely apparent.
This taste like the candy you might get at the movie, when you got to the movie’s and you sit down with like bags of candy and like $70.00 later it’s very sweet but it’s got the light good carbonation. Actually, weird I think the butterscotch burst brings down the sweetness level on your tongue maybe because it’s just adds a little new complex beneath something.
If you drink cream soda you already know what you’re going to expect when you put something different in there it changes the entire even just an ounce it does a big difference. And maybe also now that I think about it we put that lemon in there that might also kind of bring up the sour and you know it’s just enough to round out this to make it not super, super, super sickly sweet.
But the carbonation makes it really easy to drink, I could see all the cool blurry effects of the alcohol down there. This is tasty and if you’ve got some of this butter shots burst, which you should by now because I’ve, tell everybody you need to have this. You can go out and get some cream soda or if you find something in your fridge you were like “Ha, I got both of this, bum, bum” throw some lemon in there you're good to go.
That is the butter beer, thanks hyper puff ball, I’m sure you have a better name in that and I don’t think parents named you hyper puffball but this why experimentation can be very good. I’m your host Derrick Schommer and we’re teaching you how to drink.