How to Make a Polar Bear Shot

A shooter is an extremely popular and common drinking trend where two or more alcoholic beverages are mixed together and consumed quickly.

These 25-100 mL drinks are made to inebriate while having pleasing tastes. Many are given vulgar or humorous names to add shock value and improve one’s chances of remembering them. Polar bear is a refreshing and scrumptious drink, having a peppermint patty taste in it. It is a great beverage for parties and is easy to drink. Polar bear is a mixture of peppermint schnapps and crème de cacao. Crème de menthe can also be used as an alternative.

The following guide details how to prepare a shooter known as a polar bear. This is a popular shooter that combines elements of mint and chocolate. If the bartender doesn’t know how to make it, you’ll know how to tell them.

Preparation time: 2 to 5 minutes

Serving size: 01

Utensils: Shot glass, Spoon, Cocktail shaker


– Peppermint schnapps (1/2 oz)
– Crème de cacao liqueur (1/2 oz)
– Ice


  • 1

    In the Shaker

    Take your cocktail shaker and remove the top half of the lid. Add ice at the bottom.

  • 2

    Cream It

    Pour chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps in the shaker that has ice. Remember to replace the lid or upper half of shaker and shake it for few minutes to freeze the liquids. Shake the mixture vigorously and strain into a shot glass.

  • 3

    Strain it

    Now strain shot into a glass after removing a lid or upper half of shaker.

  • 4


    Your beverage is now ready to be enjoyed, so go ahead and do so.

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