Shooter (mixed drink)

Shooter (mixed drink)
A B-52 shooter served in a shot glass.

A shooter is an alcoholic mixed drink that contains between 25 ml and 100 ml of two or more spirits. Many shooters also have a non-alcoholic ingredient.[1] They are generally drunk quickly, rather than being sipped.

Shooters can be shaken, stirred, blended, layered, or simply poured. Shot glasses or sherry glasses are the usual drinkware in which shooters are served. They are most commonly served at bars, and some bartenders have their own "signature" shooter.

The ingredients of shooters vary from bartender to bartender and from region to region. Two shooters can have the same name but different ingredients, resulting in two very different tastes.



The names of shooters are quite varied, and some of them incorporate vulgarities for shock value and word-of-mouth advertising.

See also


  1. ^ Maran Illustrated Bartending. Mississauga, Ontario: maranGraphics Inc. 2005. pp. 156–177. ISBN 9781592009442. 

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