Four Horsemen Shot Recipe

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Four Horsemen Shot Recipe

If you are having difficulty deciding which whiskey to drink, mix them all together in one shot glass and take a gulp. The classic recipe calls for four whiskeys with names that begin with J. It could be made with several different quartets of liquid, but four liquors with names that begin with J would be ideal Among the best whiskeys are Jim Beam, John Jameson, John Making this beverage is easy, but it takes a little more effort to drink it. Regardless of whether you enjoy whiskey or not, we’re sure you’ll have a great time.

Why is this drink called the Four Horsemen?

A brand of whiskey that makes up each of the drink’s ingredients is named after its most popular brand All of these whiskeys are created by different distilleries but are equivalent to the four horsemen of the apocalypse Jim Beam, Jack Daniel’s, Johnnie Walker, and Jameson (named after John Jameson). The fact that these top-selling spirits all feature gentlemen with names beginning with “J” is a bit cheeky, but still a lot of fun to think about.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Four Horsemen Shot Recipe is 4 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Four Horsemen Shot Recipe is 148 per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Four Horsemen Shot Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Shaker


  • Shot Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 0.75 oz. Bourbon
  • 0.75 oz. Jack Daniel’s
  • 0.75 oz. Scotch
  • 0.75 oz. Irish Whiskey

Steps to Make It

  • To prepare a shot, mix together all ingredients in equal parts in a large shot glass and fire.
  • Serve it chilled.

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