Polar Bear
/

Polar Bear
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.65 / 5
The Polar Bear cocktail is a simple, minty indulgence typically served in a shot glass which offers a refreshing flavor profile. This drink combines the rich, chocolatey taste of crème ... more The Polar Bear cocktail is a simple, minty indulgence typically served in a shot glass which offers a refreshing flavor profile. This drink combines the rich, chocolatey taste of crème de cacao with the invigorating coolness of peppermint schnapps, resulting in a sweet yet bracing experience. Its appearance and taste are reminiscent of the icy habitat of its namesake, making the Polar Bear a popular choice for those seeking a quick, spirited, and wintry blast of flavor.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail
Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Peppermint Schnapps
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15% | 0.45 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Serves:
-
+

Method
How to make a Polar Bear

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add crème de cacao and peppermint schnapps to a shot glass and serve


Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Polar Bear cocktail?

The Polar Bear cocktail is best served in a chilled shot glass to maintain its cold temperature, enhancing the minty flavor and the overall experience of the drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredient in a Polar Bear cocktail if I don't have Peppermint Schnapps?

If you don't have Peppermint Schnapps, you can substitute it with menthol-flavored liqueur or a mint syrup for a non-alcoholic version. However, this might change the original flavor profile and alcohol content of the cocktail.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Polar Bear cocktail to make it sweeter or less alcoholic?

To make the Polar Bear cocktail sweeter, you can add a bit of simple syrup or use a sweeter chocolate liqueur. To reduce its alcohol content, decrease the amount of Peppermint Schnapps and compensate with non-alcoholic peppermint syrup or cream.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving Polar Bear cocktails?

Polar Bear cocktails are ideal for winter holidays or themed parties due to their minty, refreshing taste that resembles cold weather. They are also great as an after-dinner shot for a distinctive dessert experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Polar Bear compare to other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 15%, the Polar Bear cocktail is on the lower side compared to many classic cocktails which typically range from 18% to 30%. It's a suitable choice for those preferring a lighter alcoholic option.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Have you tried our Wordpress Plugin?

Download our plugin and embed cocktail recipes directly onto your own site or blog.

Choose from our whole recipe database, or choose a specific cocktail made with a certain ingredient, and let us place a beautiful recipe on your own site.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar