Chocolate Ouch!
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Chocolate Ouch!
Cocktail recipe

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The Chocolate Ouch! is an intriguing cocktail served in a shot glass that captures the attention with its layered appearance and sweet yet complex flavor profile. Combining the creamy richness ... more The Chocolate Ouch! is an intriguing cocktail served in a shot glass that captures the attention with its layered appearance and sweet yet complex flavor profile. Combining the creamy richness of Bailey's with the distinct notes of anise from aniseed liqueur and the tart sweetness of grenadine, this cocktail is rounded out with a citrus kick from orange liqueur. Its name implies a playful juxtaposition between the indulgent chocolate connotation and a surprising depth of flavor that may catch imbibers off guard. This mix of ingredients suggests a unique tasting experience designed for those who appreciate a dessert-like cocktail with an aromatic twist.
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Aniseed liqueur
Alcohol content
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18% | 0.72 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Chocolate Ouch!

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
First add the grenadine to the shot glass, then pour on the Pernod, then the Blue curaçao
Slowly and gently pour the Baileys on top so it floats, then serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What are the flavor profiles of the ingredients in Chocolate Ouch!?

The Chocolate Ouch! cocktail combines the creamy sweetness of Bailey's, the bold, spicy taste of aniseed liqueur, the sweet and tart profile of grenadine, and the bright, citrusy notes of Blue Curaçao. Together, these create a unique blend of flavors that is both rich and refreshing.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal way to serve a Chocolate Ouch!?

The ideal way to serve a Chocolate Ouch! is in a chilled shot glass to enhance the flavor profiles of its ingredients. Since it's a cold, non-shaken, and non-stirred cocktail, pouring the ingredients directly into the glass in the order listed, possibly over a very small amount of crushed ice, would present it best.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Chocolate Ouch! compare to other common cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 18%, Chocolate Ouch! has a moderate strength compared to other cocktails. It's stronger than light cocktails like the Aperol Spritz (around 11%) but not as strong as high-proof shots like the classic Tequila or Whiskey shot, which can range from 40% to 50% alcohol by volume.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What types of occasions are best suited for serving Chocolate Ouch!?

Given its unique flavor profile and presentation in a shot glass, Chocolate Ouch! is best suited for casual gatherings, parties, or as a festive shot during celebrations. Its sweet and colorful composition makes it a fun choice for themed parties or as a novelty drink among friends.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Can you layer the ingredients in a Chocolate Ouch! cocktail?

Yes, you can layer the ingredients in a Chocolate Ouch! cocktail to create a visually appealing effect. Start with the heaviest ingredient, which is likely the grenadine, followed by Bailey's, aniseed liqueur, and finally Blue Curaçao on top. Carefully pouring over the back of a spoon will help achieve distinct layers.

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