Friday, March 25, 2011

It's Friday! Short and Sweet! Shots!

This is the fast buzz Friday.
 Shooters are cocktails served in small, straight glasses which have a capacity of little more than a mouthful. Line em up and toss em back!!

Here we go!

Lime Shooter

1 oz white rum
juice of 1 lime
1 tbsp orange juice
1 tbsp light cream
Ice cubes
Lime wedge to serve
Put the rum, lime juice, orange juice and cream in a cocktail shaker; add half a dozen ice cubes;shake vigorously. Strain into a shot glass and decorate with a lime wedge on top. Before tossing down the drink, remove the lime wedge and squeeze into the glass.

After Five

1/2 oz peppermint schnapps, chilled
1 measure Kahlua, chilled
1 tablespoon Baileys Irish Cream, chilled
Pour the schnapps into a shot glass. Carefully pour the Kahlua over the back of a teaspoon so that it forms a separate layer. Float the Baileys Irish Cream on top.


1/2 oz Kahlua
1/2 oz Bailey's Irish Cream
1/2 Grand Marnier
Pour the Kahlua into a small well chilled shot glass. Gently drizzle the Bailey's on top of the Kahlua over the back of the spoon, followed by the Grand Marnier, again pouring it gently over the spoon. Leave for a short while to give the layers time to settle. Serve with a stirrer.


1 cup mexican beer
2 ozs White Tequiila
Pour the Mexican beer inot a chilled beer glass or tankard. The pour the white tequila inot a chilled shot glass and gently submerge the shot glass in the beer.

Peppermint Patty

1 oz white creme de cacao
1 oz white creme de menthe
Vigorously shake the creme de cacao and creme de menthe over ice cubes for 10 to 20 seconds, or until the outside of the shaker has misted. Strain into a shot glass.


1 oz Bailey's Irish creme, chilled
1 oz dark creme de cacao, chilled
1 oz Kahlua, chilled
Pour the chilled Baileys Irish creme into a shot glass. With a steady hand gently pour in the chilled dark creme de cacao to make a second layer and then gently pour in the chilled Kahlua to make a third layer.
Do not stir.

Irish Stinger

1 oz Baileys Irish creme
1 oz white creme de menthe
Shake the Baileys Irish creme and white creme de Menthe vogorously over the ice cubes until well frosted and strain into a chilled shot glass.

Stars and Swirls
1 oz Malibu
large ice cube
1/2 oz strawberry and raspberry liqueur
1 teaspoon blue curacao
Chill a small shot glass really well. Pour in the Malibu and add the large ice cube. Carefully pour in the other two liquers, the red strawberry or raspberry and the blue Curacao from the opposite sides of the glass. Do this very slowly, so that they slip down the sides and the glass and swirl around.

Cordless Screwdriver

2 ozs vodka, chilled
orange wedge
superfine sugar
Pour the chilled vodka into a shot glass. Dip a wedge of orange into the superfine sugar. Down the vodka in one gulp and suck on the orange.

Please remember to drink responsibly!

Have a fantastic weekend!

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