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twist

Type

Garnishes

Description

Generic description of a thin ribbon-like paring of outer citrus (lemon, orange, or lime) skin (peel) sharply flexed (twisted) to express fruit oils over the surface of a drink. Not (incorrectly) to be slapped about the lip of the glass, or simply thrown in before the drink is poured. When cited without any other descriptor, a lemon twist is meant.

Flavor

citrus oil

Availability

Generally available.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 12 recipes in CocktailDB.
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Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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