Jellyfish
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Jellyfish
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The Jellyfish cocktail is a visually stunning shooter that combines the creamy texture of Baileys Irish Cream with the sweetness of butterscotch schnapps and crème de cacao. The drink is ... more The Jellyfish cocktail is a visually stunning shooter that combines the creamy texture of Baileys Irish Cream with the sweetness of butterscotch schnapps and crème de cacao. The drink is finished with a drop of grenadine, which creates an enchanting visual effect reminiscent of a jellyfish drifting through the ocean. Served in a shot glass, this cocktail offers a delightful mix of flavors that are rich, smooth, and indulgent, with a beautiful layered appearance that makes it a captivating choice for a dramatic party shooter.
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Base ingredient
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Butterscotch schnapps
Alcohol content
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15.65% | 0.72 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Jellyfish

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour butterscotch schnapps into a shooter glass
Slowly pour crème de cocoa on top so it layers, then form a final layer of Baileys
Drop the grenadine into the middle and serve

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

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different type of schnapps if I don't have butterscotch schnapps for the Jellyfish cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute a different type of schnapps in place of butterscotch schnapps, though it will change the flavor profile of the Jellyfish cocktail. Peach or vanilla schnapps could offer a delightful twist while maintaining the sweet, nuanced character of the drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work best with a Jellyfish cocktail?

Considering the unique combination of ingredients in a Jellyfish cocktail, a simple garnish like a maraschino cherry or a small swirl of cream on top could complement its creamy and sweet profile without overpowering the drink's intricate flavors.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Jellyfish cocktail?

The Jellyfish cocktail is best served cold in a shot glass as intended. You can chill the glass beforehand to enhance the experience. This cocktail is not shaken or stirred, so layering the ingredients carefully to achieve the 'jellyfish' effect in presentation is key.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for serving the Jellyfish cocktail?

Given its unique presentation and sweet profile, the Jellyfish cocktail is perfect for themed parties, Halloween events, or as a novelty drink at gatherings looking to offer something visually intriguing and different from standard cocktail offerings.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Jellyfish cocktail compare to other shot-sized cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 15.65%, the Jellyfish cocktail sits on the lower to mid range of potency for shot-sized cocktails. Many shots and shooters can range widely in alcohol content, but the Jellyfish offers a moderately strong option that's not quite as potent as some purely spirit-based shots.

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