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Boilermaker

The Boilermaker is a versatile cocktail that can be customized with different types of whiskey and beer to create unique flavor combinations. This straightforward pairing, often enjoyed as a shot with a beer chaser, embodies the spirit of hard work and relaxation, making it a favorite in pubs worldwide.

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Boilermaker

Boilermaker

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Whiskey
Keyword: Boilermaker
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
The Boilermaker is a versatile cocktail that can be customized with different types of whiskey and beer to create unique flavor combinations.

Ingredients

  • 1 shot of whiskey bourbon, rye, Irish whiskey, tequila, or genever
  • 1 glass of beer lager, ale, IPA, pilsner, black and tan, shandy, or any other beer of your choice

Instructions

  • Pour the beer into a pint glass or any other suitable glassware.
  • Pour the shot of whiskey into a shot glass.
  • Drop the shot glass into the beer. You can either drop it directly into the glass or use a depth charge method, where you drop the shot glass into the beer from a higher distance.
  • Drink the cocktail quickly, either by sipping or by chugging it down.
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Boilermaker
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  1. I learned in the Armed Forces that “Real Toughies” bottoms-upped a shot of bourbon out of a shot glass, and then bottoms-upped a can or a bottle of beer, all at once, and not fake low-cal or low-carb imitation beer.

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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