The North Pole
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The North Pole
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.7 / 5
This lip-smacking indulgent drink takes some really rich flavours and balances them out nicely in this decadent chocolate cocktail. Just watch out for the vodka and Kahlúa kick. This lip-smacking indulgent drink takes some really rich flavours and balances them out nicely in this decadent chocolate cocktail. Just watch out for the vodka and Kahlúa kick.
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Vodka
Alcohol content
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15.15% | 3 units *

Method
How to make a The North Pole

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, Kahlúa, chocolate syrup, vanilla essence, sugar syrup and ginger over ice
Shake hard until the outside of the cocktail shaker becomes frosted
Strain into a chilled lowball glass before topping up with the cream, and serve

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

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake The North Pole cocktail?

To properly shake The North Pole cocktail, fill a shaker with ice and add the coffee liqueur, vodka, ginger, sugar syrup, vanilla essence, and cream. Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to ensure the mixture is well chilled and the flavors are thoroughly combined. Strain the mixture into a lowball glass filled with ice, and then top with chocolate syrup for a final touch.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The North Pole?

The North Pole is best served in a lowball glass, over ice. To elevate the presentation, you could rim the glass with chocolate syrup or garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or a ginger slice to highlight the cocktail's flavorful ingredients.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best for serving The North Pole?

The North Pole, with its warm and creamy flavors enhanced by a hint of ginger, is perfect for winter holiday gatherings or any cold weather occasion. It's a great choice for a festive cocktail party, a cozy night in, or as a dessert drink after a meal.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of The North Pole compare to other creamy cocktails?

The North Pole has an alcohol content of 15.15%, which places it in the moderate range for creamy cocktails. It's similar to a White Russian in terms of alcohol content but lower than more potent creamy cocktails like a Brandy Alexander. This makes it an enjoyable choice for those who prefer a balanced cocktail that's neither too strong nor too weak.

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