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20 Shots to Celebrate Your Last Days as a Single Guy

Posted on Mar 03, 2010. 0 comments

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When grooms finally bid ado to their inner bachelors, it can be a sobering experience. Here are 20 shots recipes to make your upcoming nuptials go down smoother. Give a viking funeral to the single guy inside by taking one shot everyday, starting 20 days before your wedding. But don't drink alone unless you want to spend your first days as a married man in rehab. Give your guys shot glasses as groomsmen gifts so they can join in on the bachelor festivities. Most of these recipes require a cocktail shaker. Round up your groomsmen for this twenty-day tour and party like there's no tomorrow (because really, for your inner single guy...there isn't). Day 1: Apocalypse Now - 1/3 oz tequila, 1/3 oz. Dry Vermouth, 1/3 Irish Cream Liqueur. Pour the dry vermouth and tequila into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Strain into a shot glass. Float the Irish cream liqueur on top.
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Day 2: Touchdown - 1 oz Absolut Mandrin Vodka; 6 oz Red Bull Energy Drink; Fill a shot glass with Absolut Mandrin. Then, fill a highball glass a little less then 1/2 way with Red Bull. Drop the shot class of Absolut Mandarin into the glass of Red Bull and slam it. Extra points if you use an NFL shot class. When you're done taking this shot, throw your hands into the air and yell "touchdown." Day 3: Purple Hooter- 1/2 oz. Vodka; 1/2 oz. black raspberry liqueur; Splash lime juice. Pour ingredients into a stainless steel shaker over ice. Shake until ice cold. Strain into a large shot glass, and serve. Day 4: Slippery Nipple -1/2 oz Sambuca;1 oz Irish cream liqueur. Pour Irish cream liqueur into a shot glass; top with the Sambuca. Day 5: Three Wise Men Visit Mexico - 1/2 oz Johnnie Walker Scotch, 1/2 oz Jim Beam bourbon, 1/2 oz Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey, 1/2 oz Jose Cuervo Gold tequila. Pour into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well; strain into a shot glass. Day 6: Three Wise Men Go Hunting- 1/2 oz Johnnie Walker Scotch, 1/2 oz Jim Beam bourbon, 1/2 oz Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey, 1/2 oz Wild Turkey Bourbon. Pour into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well; strain into shot glass. If you're actually on a hunting trip, pour this shot into camo flasks and give to your groomsmen as groomsmen gifts. Day 7: Redheaded Slut- 1 oz Jagermeister, 1 oz Peach Schnapps, 2 oz Cranberry Juice. Pour into cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake well. Strain into shot glass. Day 8: Five Best Friends- 1/5 oz Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey; 1/5 oz Jagermeister;1/5 oz Scotch whiskey;1/5 oz bourbon whiskey; 1/5 oz Jose Cuervo; Especial Gold Tequila. Combine ingredients in a shot glass, and serve. Day 9: Mexican Samurai- 2 parts TY KU liqueur; 1 part tequila; Fresh sweet and sour mix. Pour the tequila and Ty Ku into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Add a dash of fresh sweet and sour mix. Shake well. Pour into shot glass. Day 10: Jager Bomb- 1 1/2 oz Jagermeister; 1/2 can Red Bull. Fill a shot glass with Jagermeister. Drop the shot glass into an highball glass, or other tall glass, filled with a half of a can of Red Bull. Day 11: Snake Bite - 2 oz Yukon Jack; 1/2 oz Rose's lime juice. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and pour into shot glass. Day 12: Santa Shot - 3/4 oz grenadine, 3/4 oz green crme de menthe, 3/4 oz peppermint schnapps. Pour the grenadine in a shot glass. Float green crme de menthe on top. Float peppermint schnapps on top. Day 13: Russian Quaalude- 1 oz Vodka, 1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur, 1 oz Irish Cream Liqueur. Pour hazelnut liqueur into a shot glass. Float the Irish cream liqueur on top of the first layer. Float the vodka on top of the second layer. Day 14: Urine Sample - 1/2 oz. Galliano Herbal liqueur; 1/2 oz Sambuca. Pour together in a shot glass. At your next Doctor's visit, if the nurse asks for a urine sample, hand her this shot. Day 15: Mind Eraser - 1 oz vodka;1 oz coffee liqueur; soda water; lime wedge for garnish. Fill glass with ice. Pour Vodka and coffee liqueur over ice. Fill with soda water, garnish with lime wedge. Serve with a straw. Drink all of the shot as fast as you can through the straw. When drunk properly, this shot has a similar effect as an ice-cream headache. Don't take this shot around your new wife, you could forget her name. Day 16: Wedding Cake Shot - 1/2 oz Stoli Vanil; 1/2 oz Frangelico hazelnut liqueur;1 lemon wedge;1 tbsp granulated sugar. Mix the Stoli Vanil and the Frangelico together in a shot glass. Before taking the shot, dredge the lemon slice in the granulated sugar. Drink the shot, and directly after swallowing bite the lemon. Day 17: Zipper - 1/2 oz Tequila, 1/2 oz Grand Mariner,1/2 oz Irish cream liqueur. Pour the Grand Mariner into a shot glass. Float the tequila on top of the Grand Mariner. Top with the Irish cream liqueur. Day 18: 18 Til You Die - 1/3 oz vodka; 1/3 oz Passoa liqueur;1/3 oz silver Tequila;1 dash orange juice;1 dash lime juice. Shake ingredients on ice until cold. Strain into a shot glass and serve. Shake ingredients on ice until cold. Strain into a shot glass, and serve. Day 19: Alien Nipple - 1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnappes; 1/4 oz Irish Creme; 1/4 Melon Liqueur. Add Butterscotch first, layer Irish cream on top, and pour in melon liqueur.
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Day 20: Absolut Suicide 1 oz Absolut Mandrin vodka; 1 oz Absolut Pears vodka;1 oz Absolut Citron vodka;1 oz Absolut Ruby Red vodka;1 oz Absolut peach vodka;1 oz Absolut Vodka 80; Splash 7-Up soda. Pour ingredients into shaker with ice, shake well, pour into glass, shoot. Shot recipes found at Drinks Mixer and About.com:Cocktails.

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