Dolly Bear
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Dolly Bear
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.92 / 5
The Dolly Bear is a tropical-inspired cocktail that blends the sweet, fruity flavors of peach schnapps and pineapple juice with the distinct taste of white rum. The addition of coconut ... more The Dolly Bear is a tropical-inspired cocktail that blends the sweet, fruity flavors of peach schnapps and pineapple juice with the distinct taste of white rum. The addition of coconut cream enriches the concoction with a creamy texture and hints of tropical coconut that evoke the feeling of a beach getaway. Typically served in a highball glass, this cocktail presents itself as a refreshing option for those who appreciate a balance of sweet and creamy in their drinks, making it a delightful choice for summer parties or as a relaxing sipper amidst warm, sunny days.
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Peach Schnapps
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9.17% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Dolly Bear

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients into mixing glass with ice cubes
Stir well
Strain into chilled highball glass with ice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Highball  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What can I use as a substitute if I don't have Peach Schnapps for the Dolly Bear cocktail?

If you're out of Peach Schnapps, a good substitute for the Dolly Bear cocktail would be apricot brandy or a peach liqueur. These alternatives offer a similar fruitiness and sweetness that can closely mimic the flavor profile of Peach Schnapps.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Dolly Bear?

For the Dolly Bear cocktail, considering its tropical and fruity flavors, garnishes like a slice of pineapple, a cherry, or even a small umbrella can enhance its presentation and evoke a more tropical feel. A sprig of mint could also add a fresh aroma and a splash of color.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is the Dolly Bear cocktail suitable for any specific type of gathering?

Given its sweet, fruity, and tropical profile, the Dolly Bear cocktail is particularly suited for summer parties, beach gatherings, or any occasion where a light, refreshing drink is desired. Its fun and easygoing nature makes it a great choice for casual get-togethers.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Dolly Bear cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Dolly Bear cocktail is stirred instead of shaken to gently combine the ingredients without diluting the drink too much. Stirring helps to maintain the smooth, creamy texture from the coconut cream and integrates the flavors delicately, preserving the cocktail's intended taste and strength.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Dolly Bear compare to a standard cocktail?

With an alcohol content of 9.17%, the Dolly Bear cocktail is slightly less potent than the average cocktail, which typically ranges between 10 to 15% alcohol by volume when served in bars. This makes it a lighter option, suitable for those seeking a milder alcohol experience.

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