As Curd says, a “pretty bang’in shot”, the flavor brings a bit of hazelnut against the pernod herbal flavors and combines well into the cocktail. A very flavorful cocktail that, taken as a shot, is one of the more flavorful shots. Most people design shots in a very unbalanced way just to get a good layer or color. Taking a normal cocktail, like this recipe, and building it into a shooter turned out better than those that make dedicated shooter recipes.
Sip it in a cocktail glass, on the rocks, or as a shot and it’s just as tasty. No more jager shots, make something better.