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Here’s an easy way to flame and serve a drink.

Difficulty Level: Hard
Time Required: 5 minutes

Here’s How:

  1. Warm your glass before you begin.
  2. Prepare your cocktail.
  3. Pour a bit of your highest proof alcohol into a spoon.
  4. Ignite using a long kitchen match.
  5. Carefully pour flaming liquid into cocktail.
  6. Serve immediately.
  7. Extinguish before drinking.


  • Use extreme caution.
  • For a fabulous sparkle effect, carefully twist and orange rind over the flame.
  • Never drink while flame is still lit.

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