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Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Gone are the days of strolling into that lonely saloon through the double swinging doors like the cowboy you are. The clack of your boots on the hardwood floor and the cling of your spurs right behind you with every step you take toward the long bar where the old grizzled bartender with a killer moustache stands with a no-name bottle of whiskey. No words are spoken as you stare down the bar-keep. He pulls a dirty shot glass from under the bar and pours a single shot, walk away and leaves the bottle... I really must stop watching Old Westerns before bed. (side note: "Tombstone" is the best western of all time!) Now in order to order a shot you have to have an entirely new vernacular. There are more adjectives and pronouns even verbs to the names of some of these drinks.

As you may have read in past postings I am not a huge fan of guys ordering anything more than one word (Jack, Jim, Jonny, etc.) however like the old song says "the times they are a changing." So I guess if you can't beat them, join them. One of my favorite things to do when it comes to shot time is make concoctions that taste like existing treats. The reaction is always the same for someone that has never tried them. They can't believe that it tastes like the existing treat. All the flavor of the treat with half open the calories and sealed with a nice little buzz. So here is a small group of shots that taste like existing no-alcoholic treats. Enjoy!

Breakfast Shots... Shake all of these over ice and strain to make the most important meal of the day!
Fruit Loops
3 Olives Loopy Vodka
Rim the glass with light sugar
+ Tastes just like the milk in the bottom of the Fruit Loops cereal bowl

French Toast
Fireball Whiskey
Butterscotch Schnapps
Irish Cream Liqueur 
Sprinkle top with powdered sugar
+ Just like Mom use to make only drunker.

Nutella Toast
Irish Cream
Vanilla Vodka
Rim the glass with a little Nutella

Coockoo for Cocoa Puffs
Coconut Rum
Irish Cream

Desserts! Cookies, cake, candy and pie. Don't forget to chase these with a nice glass of milk, or another shot.

Snickerdoodle Cookie 
Spiced Rum
Cake Vodka
Rim the glass with cinnamon sugar

Lemon Meringue Pie
Citron Vodka
Sour Mix
Whipped cream
Shake over ice and strain
Top with whipped cream

Chocolate Cake
Vanilla Vodka
Garnish with a sugar covered lemon wedge
+ Make this for your special lady during that time of the month and kill two birds with one stone!

Birthday Cake
Light Cream de Cacao
White Godiva Liqueur
Whipped Cream Vodka
Shake over ice and strain.
Rim glass first with icing and then dip in rainbow sprinkles
Top with Whipped cream and a candle
+ Now sing damnit! Happy booze day to you...

Apple Pie
Crown Royal
Apple Schnapps
Cinnamon Liqueur
Rim with Cinnamon sugar

Oatmeal Cookie
Cinnamon Liqueur
Butterscotch Schnapps
Irish Cream
Drop a raisin in the bottom for a garnish
+ Grandma never made her cookies like this. Or did she? She was always pretty happy to see you or anyone else for that matter.  

Carrot Cake
Irish Cream
Cinnamon Schnapps
Rim the glass with cream cheese frosting
Top with whipped cream and carrot shavings
+ Tasty and improves your vision. Or is it makes you want to hump like a bunny? Either way it's a party!

Cheese Cake
Cranberry juice
Vanilla Vodka
Garnish with a slice of strawberry
Banana Split
Banana Liqueur
Irish Cream
Garnish with Sprinkles, whipped cream and a cherry on top.

Jelly Belly - Jelly Bean
Raspberry Liqueur
Southern Comfort
+ Try not to drink these by the handful

I am sure you all have a few more to add so if you do let me have them! In the meantime enjoy...


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