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The Duck Fart Shot

Duck Fart Shot with ingredients as background

The Duck Fart Shot is an incredible beverage that is sure to be a hit at whatever event you get together for. Allow me to tell you about it. The name may give you pause, but believe me, it’s as tasty as it is unique. This stacked shot contains coffee liqueur, Irish cream, and a splash of whiskey. It’s smooth, sweet, and has the perfect kick. Perfect for folks who enjoy having fun without taking their beverages too seriously. It’s one of my personal favorites to serve since it always gets people chatting and laughing.

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Tasting Notes

With its many tastes, the Duck Fart Shot is like a musical ensemble. First, you taste the rich, deep flavor of coffee liqueur. The creamy Irish cream then dances on your palate before the whiskey finishes warm and silky. It’s a combination of a dessert and a drink, making it a true culinary delight.

Equipment and Glassware

To create this shot, you will need a few simple tools:

  • A shot glass.
  • A bar spoon for stacking (optional but useful).

A regular shot glass is the traditional serving vessel for Duck Fart Shot. This way, you can see the wonderful layers of the drink.


  • 1/2 oz. Whiskey (preferably Canadian)
  • 1/2 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • 1/2 oz. Kahlua Liqueur


  1. Pour 1/2 oz. Kahlua directly into the shot glass.
  2. Layer 1/2 oz. Bailey’s on top. Slowly pouring over the bar spoon.
  3. Layer 1/2 oz. of whiskey on top by slowly pouring over the bar spoon.
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Pro Tips

  • Use the layering technique to distinguish certain layers. It’s what makes this shot so visually appealing.
  • Chill the ingredients before preparing the shot. Chilled is when it’s at its finest.

When to Serve

The Duck Fart Shot is perfect for:

  • Celebrations: casual get-togethers
  • As a dessert beverage after a meal.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For the greatest Duck Fart Shot, choose excellent brands: Kahlúa coffee liqueur, Bailey’s Irish cream, and Crown Royal for quality Canadian whiskey. These brands blend perfectly, producing a smooth, rich flavor.

Similar Cocktails

  • Four Horsemen: A powerful shot that blends four different whiskeys, offering a robust flavor profile.
  • Green Tea Shot: is known for its balanced blend of sweetness and tanginess, combining peach schnapps, sour mix, and Jameson Irish whiskey. 
  • B-52: A layered shot similar in construction to the Duck Fart, featuring Kahlua, Baileys, and Grand Marnier.
  • Irish Car Bomb: A dynamic combination of Irish whiskey, Irish cream, and Guinness, known for its explosive flavor.
  • Scooby Snack Shot: A sweet and fruity shot with Malibu coconut rum, Midori melon liqueur, pineapple juice, and a splash of heavy cream.

These cocktails share a playful and indulgent character with the Duck Fart Shot, making them perfect for those looking to explore similar taste experiences​


It was in the ’80s in Alaska where the Duck Fart Shot first appeared. It first appeared in a pub in Anchorage and soon gained popularity. Its distinctive name and exquisite taste have made it a popular choice around the country.

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Duck Fart Shot with ingredients as background

Duck Fart Shot

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bailey’s Irish Cream, Duck Fart Shot, Kahlua Liqueur, Whiskey
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Try the Duck Fart Shot, a one-of-a-kind cocktail that combines whiskey, Irish cream, and coffee liqueur in a tiered fashion. Ideal for any occasion or as a fun dessert drink.


  • Pour 1/2 oz. Kahlua directly into the shot glass.
  • Layer 1/2 oz. Bailey's on top. Slowly pouring over the bar spoon.
  • Layer 1/2 oz. of whiskey on top by slowly pouring over the bar spoon.



May I use various kinds of liquor?

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with various brands to discover your ideal combination.
Is it difficult to layer the ingredients?

With a little practice, it gets easier. Use the back of a spoon to gently slide the liquid into place.
Can I make a bigger batch?

Yes, you can proportionally increase the ingredients to serve more people at once
Tried this recipe?Leave a comment and let us know how it was!
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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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