A Polar Bear Shot, After Eight or Peppermint Paddy is a mint chocolate cocktail that tastes like a York Peppermint Pattie or an After Eight wafer. It is usually made from crème de cacao and peppermint schnapps, although crème de menthe is a popular substitute. It’s an excellent shot for winter parties.
- 1⁄2 Ounce Creme de Cacao
- 1⁄2 Ounce Creme de Menthe
Method for Polar Bear Shot
- Pour ingredients in a shaker with ice.
- Shake and serve in the prettiest shot glass you can find.
- Sip or throw back and follow with a Group Nap.
Before mix up the shot keep the shot glass in the freezer. It is better to use and you get best results.
Dark crème de cacao is like dark rum in color and tends to taste more like dark chocolate. Chocolate liqueurs like Godiva are creamy brown and have more of a milk chocolate taste.
How strong is Polar Bear Shot?
It depends on the alcohol variety used. Alcohol percentage changes the strength. If Vodka is used it will have net 17% of volume of the shot.