Flaming Cocaine
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Flaming Cocaine
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The Flaming Cocaine is a fiery and robust cocktail traditionally served in a shot glass that teases the palate with its unique combination of flavors. This concoction brings together the ... more The Flaming Cocaine is a fiery and robust cocktail traditionally served in a shot glass that teases the palate with its unique combination of flavors. This concoction brings together the sweet, caramel-like taste of butterscotch schnapps with the herbal and somewhat medicinal notes of Jägermeister, which is then given an extra kick by the strong and potent overproof rum. As its name suggests, the cocktail is known for being set alight before serving, adding a visual spectacle to the drinking experience. Due to its powerful ingredients and bold taste, the Flaming Cocaine is not for the faint of heart but is often enjoyed by those looking for an adventurous and intense sipping sensation.
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Butterscotch schnapps
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27.5% | 0.83 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Flaming Cocaine

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Half fill a shot glass with Bacardi 151
Carefully layer the schnapps on top, then top up with a drizzle of Jägermeister
Set it alight then serve

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FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the optimal way to serve a Flaming Cocaine cocktail?

The Flaming Cocaine cocktail is best served in a shot glass, ideally chilled. Given its fiery name, it is sometimes served with the overproof rum ignited to add a dramatic flare. Always ensure the flame is extinguished before consumption to avoid any accidents.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly ignite a Flaming Cocaine cocktail?

To safely ignite a Flaming Cocaine, pour the overproof rum on top of the other ingredients in the shot glass. Use a long match or lighter to carefully light the rum. Ensure you perform this away from any flammable materials and never hold the glass while lighting it. Extinguish the flame by blowing it out gently or covering the glass with a non-flammable object before drinking.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Flaming Cocaine compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 27.5%, the Flaming Cocaine is on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many popular cocktails. Most cocktails, such as Margaritas or Cosmopolitans, have an average alcohol content ranging from 20% to 25%. Therefore, the Flaming Cocaine is potent and should be consumed in moderation.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving the Flaming Cocaine cocktail?

Given its bold name and presentation, the Flaming Cocaine cocktail is well-suited for vibrant, lively gatherings such as Halloween parties, bachelor or bachelorette parties, or a New Year’s Eve celebration. Its fiery presentation makes it a memorable choice for occasions seeking a bit of spectacle.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

Are there any recommended customizations for the Flaming Cocaine to cater to different tastes?

For those looking to customize their Flaming Cocaine, consider adjusting the proportions of butterscotch schnapps for sweetness or Jagermeister for herbal depth. Adding a cinnamon sprinkle before igniting can enhance the aroma and create sparkling effects. For a less potent drink, substitute a portion of the overproof rum with a lower-proof spirit or a flavored liqueur that complements the butterscotch and herbal notes.

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