How to Make a General Sherman Cocktail

General Sherman recipe is named after one of the most hated American military generals of all times, “General Sherman,” and no one knows the actual reason for naming this cocktail after his name.

It could be because of his red hair, or because of his aggressive nature which caused mass destruction of property while him and his forces were retreating from confederate armies. In either case, this cocktail is a simple and punchy treat for anyone who loves Tabasco sauce.

The recipe is simple and easy to make with the help of two simple ingredients, yet it has many variations that are mentioned in the tips section. The drink itself belongs to Prairie Fire family of cocktails and it is a real throat burner cocktail.

If you wish to taste this great drink, then follow the steps below to make it in 2 minutes time.

Time required: 2 minutes

Utensils: A shot glass

Serving size: 1 serving


– 1 or 2 measures of southern comfort and bourbon of your own choice
– Drops of Tabasco sauce to taste


  • 1

    Take a shot glass and add 1 to 2 measures of southern comfort and bourbon of your own choice in it.

  • 2

    Now add a few drops of Tabasco sauce in the drink and mix it with the southern comfort and bourbon. Your tantalizing General Sherman Cocktail is ready to be served!

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