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Boilermaker Shooter

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Boilermaker Shot Drink


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The Boilermaker is as popular as the Irish Car Bomb and Jäger Bomb and has the same ability to get you very drunk very quick, which is probably why it is such a popular party drink.

When drinking dropped shots one needs to take care not to get too wild (although that’s a rarity in this case). Shot glasses floating freely inside the bigger glass have been known to chip teeth, so consider yourself warned. That hazard and the intoxicating effect of downing beer and whiskey so quickly deems the Boilermaker worthy of only the bravest (or craziest) of drinkers.

As one reviewer pointed out, many Boilermaker fans take a more mature approach to this drink and slowly enjoy it rather than chugging it.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Shooter



  1. Pour a shot of whiskey in a shot glass.
  2. Fill a pint glass with beer.
  3. Drop the shot glass into the beer and drink.
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 5 out of 5
I believe, Member Bhewing78

I believe Bourbon is the traditional whiskey used in a Boilermaker, and is only required to be ""chugged"" by college students. The drink itself, even if you don't like bourbon, is not that bad. I would advise to start of the night with one of these, rather than end the night with one.

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