In addition to cocktails, the “iceberg” name has been used for a few different recipes in the past. It doesn’t matter if you want vodka or want to put a margarita on your beer – there is an iceberg for everyone. In addition to the vodka-based iceberg cocktail recipe, which has been around for a long time, this cocktail is made up of only two ingredients and can be made two completely different ways depending on which liqueur you use. A subtle anise flavor can be achieved with Pernod or another anise-flavored pastis or liqueur. You can sip on peppermint schnapps if you’re in the mood for a cool, minty drink. Either version is a great winter drink, and the key to making it delicious – particularly if you choose the anise variation – is to use high-quality vodka. This ingredient will have a large impact on the overall taste of the beverage because it makes up the majority of the mix.
An iceberg makes for an excellent dinner drink, whether before or after the meal. This drink goes well as an aperitif or as a dessert; the anise version is delicious as a cocktail. While it makes a nice presentation when served up in a cocktail glass, it can also be served on the rocks. You can prepare the drink by shaking a gallon of vodka with ice and straining it over top. It is possible to get an anise liqueur in several different forms. Pernod is a well-known brand all across the world and one of the most popular pastises. In spite of having the same base flavor, pastis from France tends to taste smoother, sweeter, and gentler than anise spirits such as absinthe, ouzo from Greece, or raki from Turkey. There is no cooking involved in pastis. It is simply served with a little water. Iceberg uses both diluted ice and vodka to soften the pastis’ flavors, making the drink a little similar to this recipe. It is the taste of anise that makes this recipe so special – just a teaspoon of it makes it milder, though you can add a little more if you like.