5 Shots For People Who Hate Vodka

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Straight-up vodka shots can be great – if by great you mean your throat burning with hellfire and an instant urge to throw up. But how do you even celebrate occasions without doing shots with all your friends (who are constantly disappointed in you for not throwing back some vodka)? Well, we have a simple solution. Try making or ordering these wonderful concoctions that aren’t made with even a drop of vodka. You can thank us later.

Bazooka Joe

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It’s refreshing, it’s creamy, it’s got the right balance of everything and it’s goddamn delicious – a shot of Bazooka Joe is all you need to get your party started.

What you’ll need:

  • 15 ml Blue Curacao
  • 15 ml banana liqueur
  • 15 ml Irish cream

Instructions:

  • Chill the ingredients separately in a freezer for 30 minutes
  • Pour the banana liqueur into the glass first
  • Using a bar spoon, gently pour the Irish cream creating a separate layer
  • Do the same with Blue Curacao and serve

Root Beer Barrel

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It’d be very very unusual of me to come across a drink with beer in the mix and leave it out of my list. So here you go, a Root Beer Barrel that’ll make any anti-shots person come right onboard. First, there’s beer; second, it’s incredibly fun to have; and it’s just as fun to make.

What you’ll need:

  • 44 ml root beer schnapps
  • Beer

Instructions:

  • Fill a shot glass with the root beer schnapps
  • Place the filled shot glass within another glass
  • Fill the outer glass with beer till the shot glass’s brim is reached
  • Now covering the glass with your hand, slam it down to aerate it
  • Chug it down

Buttery Nipple

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While I’m not quite sure the drink is called what it’s called, but what I do know is that I’ve heard of it enough for it to be a classic. Made with butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream, this is the perfect sweet shot to start your night on a high.

What you’ll need:

  • 30 ml butterscotch schnapps
  • 15 ml Irish cream

Instructions:

  • Pour the butterscotch schnapps into a shot glass
  • Gently float the Irish cream on top
  • Take a shot

Turquoise rum, coconut and pineapple shot

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This pretty looking drink is guaranteed to have you asking for a second and maybe even a third. It’s easy to get carried away with something that tastes this good, so make sure this tropical drink stays in and go easy, will you?

What you’ll need:

  • 30 ml coconut flavoured rum
  • 30 ml pineapple juice
  • 15 ml Blue Curacao
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Instructions:

  • Shake all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice
  • Pour into small glasses and serve

Whiskey Cherry Coke

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Of course we didn’t forget you whiskey drinkers out there. The Whiskey Cherry Coke is your dream come true – easy to make, easy to sling back and even better in good company.

What you’ll need:

  • 30 ml Canadian whiskey
  • 15 ml grenadine syrup
  • Coke

Instructions:

  • Mix the whiskey and grenadine in a shaker
  • Pour into a glass
  • Add a splash of coke and serve