During the holiday season, sticks of peppermint are often given as stocking stuffers. Today we celebrate that tradition with the Peppermint Twist. This peppermint shot also combines the flavors of Kahlúa, and a subtle hint of chocolate to create a unique holiday shooter.
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The days are getting colder, perhaps it’s time to grab something that will warm your bones. If that’s what you’ve been thinking, then let me introduce you to the Hot Apple Pie Shot. This drink will remind you of the homemade pie your grandmother used to make, while delivering a powerful kick of Everclear. This drink is different from many others; the preparation goes on in the kitchen instead of behind the bar.
They say what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. If you’re looking for a drink that embodies this philosophy, let me introduce you to the Vegas Bomb. A traditional bomb shot made with Red Bull, Crown Royal, and a few other ingredients, the Vegas Bomb shooter will put you in a mood to party as if you were already in Las Vegas.
The 4th of July is the apex for summer parties here in the States. Barbecues, beergaritas, fireworks; and of course, the red, white and blue. Since tomorrow is Independence Day, and we’ve been doing so well with layered shots recently, we felt it was a good time to break out the Red White and Blue Shot. This pousse-cafe style shooter is the most common red, white, and blue drink that I know of, so let’s go over how to make it.
May 11th marks the anniversary of the death of music legend Bob Marley.We figured we’d make the Bob Marley Shot in his honor. No doubt Bob Marley had that intangible factor that few artists ever have. Like other music luminaries Jimi Hendrix and Tupac Shakur, who also died young, Marley’s words and music seemed to cross boundaries and reach people right where they were at. In honor of the undisputed king of reggae music, today we’re making Flaming Bob Marley Shots. April 20th is right around the corner, so perhaps you should be downing this Bob Marley drink at 4:20pm. A huge spliff in the other hand is optional.
It’s that time of year again; Halloween is almost here. For various wanton reasons, I think Halloween in it’s current incarnation is one of the greatest holidays ever conceived. But the question that keeps hosts and hostesses up at night is “What thematic drink can I serve my guests?”
Luckily for you, dear readers, we have just the answer to that insomnious question. With just a few ingredients, you can create a creepy looking shot that resembles a floating brain. Our Brain Hemorrhage recipe is easy to make, tastes good, and will entertain your guests.
When I look at the list of classic cocktails, I notice that most of them are pretty simple. One drink that I enjoy mixing as much I enjoy drinking is the Lemon Drop shot . It’s clean, it tastes good, and you can make it a Lemon Drop Martini just by increasing the volume of the recipe a little. I would put the Lemon Drop in the pantheon of great Girl’s Night Out cocktails, like the Cosmopolitan or the Appletini. Unlike those other drinks, guys can drink a Lemon Drop cocktail without too much stigma attached. After all, who doesn’t like vodka lemonade?