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Mind Eraser Shot

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Let me take this opportunity to share with you the Mind Eraser Shot, where each and every taste will take you on an adventure. It’s an exciting mix of tastes that will make you want more. In my time as a bartender, I’ve made a lot of drinks, and this one is truly remarkable—not only because of its flavor, but also because of the experience it provides. If you’re seeking to liven up your night, you ought to try the Mind Eraser Shot.

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Tasting Notes

The Mind Eraser Shot is a perfect blend of notes that are creamy, bitter, and sweet. The deep, roasted tastes of the rich coffee liqueur provide the groundwork, while the clean, crisp edge of the vodka rounds off the cocktail. The fizz of the soda water perks up the drink, and the combination of its many layers of flavor is energizing and silky smooth.

Equipment and Glassware

You’ll need the following equipment and glassware to make a Mind Eraser shot, a strong beverage served differently to enjoy layering effects and sipping with a straw:


  • 2 oz. Coffee Liqueur
  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • Club Soda


  1. Fill a rocks glass with ice.
  2. Add coffee liqueur to the glass.
  3. Using a bar spoon, slowly layer vodka over the coffee liqueur.
  4. Carefully use the bar spoon to layer club soda to the top of the glass.
  5. Grab a straw and chug the shot in one swift, exhilarating motion.
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Pro Tips

  • Carefully pour each component, one at a time, to preserve the layers. This does double duty: it enhances the drink’s aesthetic appeal and guarantees that the flavors harmonize harmoniously in your mouth.
  • Chill the ingredients beforehand. Serving the Mind Eraser Shot cold enhances its flavors, making it even more refreshing.
  • For the most exquisite flavor, use premium vodka and coffee liqueur. The taste of the drink is proportional to the ingredients’ quality.

When to Serve

From a loud cocktail to a refined dessert, the Mind Eraser Shot is ideal for every event. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind flavor combination to wow your visitors or satisfy your own cravings for a strong, tasty shot, this is the perfect choice.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

To bring out the other tastes in the vodka, go for a smooth and neutral choice like Absolut or Grey Goose. The Mind Eraser Shot would not be complete without the legendary coffee liqueur Kahlúa, which provides the necessary rich and deep coffee flavor.

Similar Cocktails

  • Black Russian: A simple, yet robust mix of vodka and coffee liqueur.
  • White Russian: Adds cream to the Black Russian for a velvety texture.
  • Espresso Martini: A coffee-flavored cocktail that blends vodka with espresso.
  • Colorado Bulldog: Similar to the White Russian but with a splash of cola.
  • Vodka Red Bull: For those who enjoy the energy boost, combining vodka with an energy drink.


In the vibrant cocktail culture of the 1980s, a decade renowned for its daring blends, the Mind Eraser Shot first appeared. The drink is named after the powerful combination it contains and the way it is drunk—in one quick gulp. The unusual flavor and catchy name of this cocktail caused it to gain popularity among drinkers looking for an exciting experience. It has become an enduring classic among daring drinkers around the world and has cemented its position in the cocktail world.

Mind Eraser Shot

Mind Eraser Shot

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: club soda, coffee liqueur, Vodka
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Check out the Mind Eraser Shot, which is an exciting mix of soda water, coffee liqueur, and vodka. Perfect for a night you will never forget.



  • Fill a rocks glass with ice.
  • Add coffee liqueur to the glass.
  • Using a bar spoon, slowly layer vodka over the coffee liqueur.
  • Carefully use the bar spoon to layer club soda to the top of the glass.
  • Grab a straw and chug the shot in one swift, exhilarating motion.


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Mind Eraser Shot
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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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