Bow Chikka Wowwow
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Bow Chikka Wowwow
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.79 / 5
Bow Chikka Wowwow is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is sure to delight your taste buds with its combination of tangy lemonade, rich apple liqueur, creamy butterscotch schnapps, and ... more Bow Chikka Wowwow is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is sure to delight your taste buds with its combination of tangy lemonade, rich apple liqueur, creamy butterscotch schnapps, and bold cherry brandy and liqueur. This colorful and refreshing drink is perfect for any occasion, whether you're enjoying a sunny day at the beach or sipping cocktails with friends at a party. The lemonade provides a bright and refreshing base, while the apple liqueur adds a crisp and slightly tart note. The butterscotch schnapps adds a smooth and creamy element, and the cherry brandy and liqueur give the drink a deep and complex fruity flavor. The addition of vodka adds a bit of a kick, making this cocktail a well-rounded and festive choice. Whether you're a fan of sweet or sour flavors, the Bow Chikka Wowwow is a must-try for anyone looking for a deliciously unique cocktail experience.
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Base ingredient
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Butterscotch schnapps
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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13.85% | 2.7 units *

Method
How to make a Bow Chikka Wowwow

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Place all ingredients excluding the lemonade into a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice, then shake for 30 seconds
Strain the contents into a chilled glass half-filled with ice and lemonade
Garnish with a lemon twist and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly shake the Bow Chikka Wowwow cocktail?

To properly shake the Bow Chikka Wowwow cocktail, fill a shaker with ice, add the lemonade, apple liqueur, butterscotch schnapps, cherry brandy, cherry liqueur, and vodka. Secure the lid or shaker top and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds until well-chilled. Then, strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Bow Chikka Wowwow cocktail?

The best way to serve the Bow Chikka Wowwow cocktail is in a highball glass filled with ice. After shaking the ingredients and straining, you can garnish with a cherry or a slice of lemon on the rim of the glass for an added touch. Serve immediately while cold.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Bow Chikka Wowwow?

Given the sweet and fruity flavors of the Bow Chikka Wowwow, garnishes that complement these notes such as a slice of lemon, a lime wheel, or a maraschino cherry work well. An orange slice could also add a citrusy aroma that complements the cocktail's flavors.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the apple liqueur in the Bow Chikka Wowwow with something else?

If you don't have apple liqueur, you can substitute it with pear liqueur or another fruit-flavored liqueur of your choice. The goal is to maintain the fruity sweetness that the apple liqueur contributes to the cocktail. Adjustments in the amount might be necessary to match the apple liqueur's flavor intensity.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Bow Chikka Wowwow compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 13.85%, the Bow Chikka Wowwow falls into the mid-range of cocktail alcohol contents. It's stronger than light cocktails like a Mimosa (around 10%) but less potent than strong cocktails such as a Martini or Old Fashioned, which often exceed 20% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes it a moderately strong cocktail suitable for those preferring a balanced drink.

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