Fourth of July Shooter Recipe

If you are looking to have some great taste, a shooter is probably the best option. These are the drinks made by mixing two or more alcoholic beverages and taste great. Shooter is an extremely popular drinking trend where you want to have great fun. Great thing about shooters is that they’re 25-100 mL drinks but still they can give you some great flavour while having pleasing memories.

Fourth of July is one such shooter that has all the ingredients to make you hyper active. This is a patriotic shot that layers the red, white and blue of the American flag while remaining delicious. If you want to make your 4th of July great and memorable, try this layered shooter beverage.  In case, the bartender doesn’t know how to make it, you’ll know how to tell them how to prepare it instantly.

Preparation time: 3-6 minutes
Serving size: 01
Utensils: Shot glass, Small spoon


– Grenadine (1/2 oz)
– Vodka (1/2 oz)
– Blue Curacao (1/2 oz)
– Vodka (1/2 oz)


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    Cleanliness First:

    Carefully wash all of the utensils, glasses and other items that you will be using to prepare this fabulous recipe. Remember to also wash your work surface and your hands before starting. Always keep your work areas clean in your kitchen to avoid any type of health issues.

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    Grenadine Layer

    Begin by pouring the grenadine directly into a shot glass. Remember you can use any type of glass that you find convenient but a shot glass in this case usually works best.

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    Form a layer on top of the grenadine by slowly pouring the vodka over the back (curved side) of your spoon into the shot glass. This process is known as floating. It may take some practice but after trying it a few times you will get the hang of it.

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    Finish Strong

    Finish the shot by floating the blue curacao into the shot glass, creating a blue layer to top of the drink. Adding a garnish of your choice will definitely make it more presentable. Remember it is entirely up to you as to the type of garnish that you use. It might be best to follow the fourth of July theme and use something accordingly.

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    Whether American or otherwise, the shot is now ready to be served immediately. Enjoy the thrilling taste of this awesome beverage. Your friends and family will definitely love this delicious tasting cocktail.

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