What is the wildest cocktail you know?

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When it comes to wild cocktails, the "Flaming Lamborghini" has to be one of the most spectacularly crazy options out there. This cocktail is not only about the intriguing mix of Bailey's, coffee liqueur, Sambuca, and Blue Curaçao, but also the dramatic visual presentation where the drink is set on fire. Originating in the late 1980s in the Netherlands, it's a show-stopping spectacle that's perfect for parties and special celebrations. The layered flavors, ranging from the creamy smoothness of Bailey's to the rich, roasted note of coffee liqueur, along with the anise hint from Sambuca and a sweet citrus touch from Blue Curaçao, blend beautifully to create a decadent and bold taste.

If that isn't wild enough for you, the "Afterburner" could be your next daring choice. This intense cocktail isn't just about high alcohol content—it's a blend of Sambuca, Absinthe, and Aniseed liqueur. The combination of these ingredients results in a powerful, fiery cocktail with bold flavors like the sweetness and licorice of Sambuca, the herbal and anise flavors of Absinthe, and the distinct licorice taste from the Aniseed liqueur. This concoction is sure to make a lasting impression with its electrifying experience, truly living up to its name.

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Wild cocktails

You asked: What is the wildest cocktail?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Naked & Famous

The Naked & Famous cocktail is a vibrant and bold drink, perfect for those who appreciate a mix of complex...

Aperol (22.5ml), Mezcal (22.5ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Yellow Chartreuse (22.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Flaming Lamborghini

The Flaming Lamborghini is a visually stunning and potent cocktail that originated in the late 1980s in the Netherlands. It...

Bailey's (30ml), Coffee liqueur (30ml), Sambuca (30ml), Blue Curaçao (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.39 / 5


Afterburner is a strong and intense cocktail that will surely leave a lasting impression. It combines the bold flavors of...

Sambuca (30ml), Absinthe (30ml), Aniseed liqueur (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.96 / 5

Flaming Coconuts

The Flaming Coconuts cocktail is a bold and unique concoction that seamlessly blends the spicy kick of ginger ale with...

Ginger Ale (90ml), Black Vodka (30ml), Coconut Cream (60ml), Whiskey (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5


The blue curaçao blends with the other liquids in an abstract stain. Watch it change shape for a while before...

Vodka (10ml), Pisang Ambon (15ml), Blue Curaçao (Teaspoon)

3 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Burnt Martini

The Burnt Martini is a bold and smoky twist on the classic martini cocktail. This unique drink combines the traditional...

Gin (60ml), Red vermouth (15ml), Whiskey (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.71 / 5

The blue bird

The Blue Bird is a layered cocktail that serves both an aesthetic and flavorful experience in a succinct shot glass....

Mezcal (10ml), Vanilla Syrup (10ml), Blue Curaçao (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.67 / 5

Lava Lamp

The Lava Lamp cocktail is a visually striking two-layered shot that plays on the vibrant colors and intense flavors of...

Aftershock (Blue) (15ml), Aftershock (Red) (15ml)

2 ingredients
3.63 / 5

Flaming Suicide

Flaming Suicide is a bold and intense cocktail that combines three powerful spirits: Sambuca, Absinthe, and Tequila. Sambuca brings a...

Sambuca (30ml), Absinthe (30ml), Tequila (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.6 / 5

Flaming Cocaine

The Flaming Cocaine is a fiery and robust cocktail traditionally served in a shot glass that teases the palate with...

Butterscotch schnapps (15ml), Jagermeister (Dash), Overproof rum (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.52 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What makes a cocktail 'wild'?

A 'wild' cocktail often features unusual ingredients, strong flavors, or a unique presentation, such as being set on fire. These cocktails are designed to be eye-catching and memorable.

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Is it safe to drink flaming cocktails?

While flaming cocktails can be visually stunning, they should be handled with care. Always ensure the flame is extinguished before drinking and avoid excessive consumption to ensure safety.

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What are some common ingredients in wild cocktails?

Wild cocktails may include ingredients like absinthe, sambuca, flaming spirits, or unique liqueurs. These drinks often focus on strong, bold flavors and extravagant presentation.

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What occasions are best for serving wild cocktails?

Wild cocktails are perfect for parties, celebrations, and special events. They add an element of excitement and spectacle that's perfect for memorable gatherings.

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Can I make a wild cocktail at home?

Yes, wild cocktails can be made at home with the right ingredients and equipment. Always follow the recipe carefully, especially if it involves flames or strong spirits, to ensure safety and the best results.

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