30 Cocktails in 30 Days – Day 19: the Sexy Alligator

Mr and Mrs Romance - Day 19 - Sexy Alligator Cocktail Recipe

Day 19 of our 30 Cocktails in 30 Days Challenge: the Sexy Alligator

It’s a strange name for a drink, isn’t it? I think it’s got something to do with how it is potentially deadly but at the same time delicious.

For my birthday a few years ago, my friend Jitka gave me a bottle of Jaegermeister. Only really known for its use in Jaeger bombs, where you drop a shot into an energy drink, Jaegermeister’s a very misunderstood liqueur. Poor old Jaegermeister!

Thankfully, Jitka had the forethought to make me a little cocktail book of drinks featuring Jaegermeister. She printed it and even had it bound on the right-hand side so I could use it – I’m a lefty, you see.

Sexy Alligator - Jaeger cocktail book

At the front of the book was the Sexy Alligator. Even though I’ve tried the others, I keep coming back to this one. It’s strong, but easy to drink. Oddly, this combination of spirits and fruit juices produces a cherry flavour, even though cherry isn’t on the ingredients list!

How to make a Sexy Alligator

Mr and Mrs Romance - Day 19 - Sexy Alligator Cocktail Recipe

Here’s what you need:

For each drink

  • ½ measure of Jaegermeister
  • Single measure of Malibu
  • Single measure of Midori
  • Double measure of pineapple juice
  • Splash of grenadine
  • Ice
  • Jam jar or mason jar to serve
  • Cherry to garnish
  • Cocktail shaker, jigger measure

Here’s what you do:

  1. Pour the Jaegermeister, Malibu, Midori, pineapple juice and grenadine over ice into the shaker.
  2. Shake to mix the drink thoroughly.
  3. Put the cherry into the bottom of the empty jar.
  4. Strain the drink into the glass over the cherry.

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