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Boxcar Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Boxcar, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Gin, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Grenadine, or Egg White, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Boxcar Cocktail Description

The Boxcar falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Whiskey sour glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Boxcar transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 5 ingredients, featuring Gin, Triple sec, Lemon juice, Grenadine, Egg white, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Lemon Lightning, Salty Dog, Cherry Blossum also offer a taste of this excellence.

Boxcar Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Boxcar, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Triple sec
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Grenadine
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1.63 dl Gin
  • 30 ml Triple sec
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Grenadine
  • 1 Egg white

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Boxcar Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Boxcar cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Gin, 1 oz Triple sec, 1 tsp Lemon juice, 1/2 tsp Grenadine, 1 Egg white. Once blended to perfection, pour into the whiskey sour glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Boxcar Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
500.0 0.0 125.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Boxcar are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Boxcar Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Gin, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Grenadine, and Egg White.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Boxcar.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Boxcar cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Gin 1429 times 8.74%
Triple Sec 1182 times 7.23%
Lemon Juice 1212 times 7.41%
Grenadine 582 times 3.56%
Egg White 63 times 0.39%

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Boxcar FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Boxcar Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Boxcar.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Boxcar?
  • A: The ingredients include Gin, Triple Sec, Lemon Juice, Grenadine, and Egg White, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Boxcar cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Whiskey sour glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 103 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 0.63% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Boxcar cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Boxcar is the perfect addition to any occasion.