After 5 Shot

After Five Shot

Originally Posted On June 25, 2023 and Last Updated On

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After 5 Drink Recipe

After Five is a shooter with three layered ingredients that is composed of coffee liqueur, Irish cream liqueur, and peppermint schnapps. It is a pretty drink or shot (shooter) that is really sweet and heavy, but still yummy like a dessert. Just don’t drink too many of these as shots as they will make you sick!

If you are a fan of mint chocolate goodies like York Peppermint Patties or mint M&Ms, then you will love the After 5 Shot. The combination of Irish cream and peppermint schnapps gives this drink a cool and refreshing taste that is perfect for any occasion.

After 5 Shot

After Five Shot

Yield: 1 Shot
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

After Five is a shooter cocktail that is composed of coffee liqueur, Irish cream liqueur, and peppermint schnapps.

Ingredients

  • 0.5 oz. Irish Cream
  • 0.5 oz. Rumple Minze
  • 0.5 oz. Peppermint Liqueur

Instructions

  1. Chill a shot glass in the freezer for at least 10 minutes before making the shot.
  2. Pour the peppermint liqueur into the shot glass until it is about 1/3 full.
  3. Hold a spoon upside down over the shot glass, slightly above the peppermint liqueur layer.
  4. Slowly pour the coffee liqueur over the back of the bar spoon and into the shot glass until it is about 2/3 full. The spoon helps to prevent the layers from mixing by breaking the fall of the liquid and dispersing it over the previous layer.
  5. Hold the spoon upside down over the shot glass, slightly above the coffee liqueur layer.
  6. Slowly pour the Irish cream liqueur over the back of the spoon and into the shot glass until it reaches the top of the glass.
  7. Serve the shot immediately while it is still chilled.

Notes

There's no garnish for this shot.

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Irish Cream
  • 1 oz. Rumple Minze Peppermint Schnapps
  • 1 oz. Coffee Liqueur

Steps to Make the Drink

  1. Chill a shot glass in the freezer for at least 10 minutes before making the shot and grab whatever bar tools you’ll need.
  2. Pour the peppermint liqueur into the shot glass until it is about 1/3 full.
  3. Hold a bar spoon upside down over the shot glass, slightly above the peppermint liqueur layer.
  4. Slowly pour the coffee liqueur over the back of the spoon and into the shot glass until it is about 2/3 full. The spoon helps to prevent the layers from mixing by breaking the fall of the liquid and dispersing it over the previous layer.
  5. Hold the spoon upside down over the shot glass, slightly above the coffee liqueur layer.
  6. Slowly pour the Irish cream liqueur over the back of the spoon and into the shot glass until it reaches the top of the glass.
  7. Serve the shot immediately while it is still chilled.

Tools Needed

  • Shaker
  • Shot glass

Ingredients and Recommended Brands to Use

  • Irish Cream: Irish cream is a cream-based liqueur that is made with Irish whiskey, cream, and other flavorings. Bailey’s Irish Cream is a popular brand that is often used in cocktails.
  • Rumple Minze Peppermint Schnapps: Rumple Minze is a peppermint schnapps that is made with natural peppermint oil. It has a strong mint flavor and is perfect for adding a cool and refreshing taste to cocktails.
  • Coffee Liqueur: Coffee liqueur is a sweet liqueur that is made with coffee beans, sugar, and other flavorings. Kahlua is probably the most popular brand of coffee liqueurs.

Drink Type: Shooter

Serving Size: 1.5 ounces

ABV: Approximately 24%

Tips for Making This Recipe

  • If you prefer a stronger mint flavor, you can just add a bit more Rumple Minze to play with the ratios to see what you like the most.
  • For a creamier texture, consider using a frother or blending the ingredients briefly before shaking, it makes a much creamier drink!
  • Strain the mixture into the shot glass to remove any ice or debris.

How to Make the Drink

  • To make the After Five drink, you will need a shaker, a shot glass, ice, Irish Cream, Rumple Minze Peppermint Schnapps, and coffee liqueur.
  • First, fill the shaker with ice.
  • Then, add 1 oz. Irish Cream, 1 oz. Rumple Minze Peppermint Schnapps, and 1 oz. Coffee Liqueur to the shaker.
  • Shake the mixture well to combine the ingredients.
  • Next, strain the mixture into a presentation shot glass that has been chilled. This will remove any ice or debris from the mixture.
  • Finally, serve and enjoy!

Glass and Garnish

The best glass to use for the After Five drink is a shot glass and there is no garnish required for this drink.

5 Similar Drinks with Similar Ingredients

  1. B-52: This shooter cocktail is made with Irish cream, coffee liqueur, and orange liqueur.
  2. Iron Butterfly Drink: Similar to a mudslide and am After 5 shot, this variation includes Vodka, Kahlua Coffee Liqueur and Baily’s Irish Cream.
  3. A-Bomb Cocktail: This cocktail is made with Vodka, Kahlua Coffee Liqueur, Baily’s Irish Cream and Orange Liqueur.
  4. Peppermint Patty: This shooter cocktail is made with peppermint schnapps and crème de cacao.
  5. Chocolate Mint Martini: This martini is made with vodka, crème de menthe, and chocolate liqueur.
  6. Mudslide: This dessert cocktail is made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish cream.

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