Some of the most popular drinks to consume at a nightclub are shots. They are portable. They go down quickly. They are potent and they get the job done. But, not all shots are made the same and there sure are some tasty ones out there. Of course, Vodka is our favorite drink! Check out our best vodka brand.
So, before you head out to for a night on the town, do your homework and learn some of the most popular shots to order. Your friends will be impressed – especially if you’re buying! Lucky for you, we have come up with a cheat sheet of some of the best shots you can order. Enjoy!
This mixture of vodka, orange liquor and lime juice is so refreshing and tasty that it is dangerous. The shots are popular because they go down smoothly. But, don’t let them fool you, they are sneaky little critters. They will have you moonwalking on the dance floor in no time!
2. Alabama Slammer
This shot has a little bit of everything and tastes very similar to fruit punch. It is a mixture of sloe gin, amaretto liquor, peach liquor and sour mix. This is a crowd pleaser if you are ordering for friends, since it also goes down smoothly. Keep in mind that there are no fillers, so this is a strong shot.
3. Blow Job
With a name such as Blow Job, it is easy to see why this shot is so popular. Groups of friends enjoy hearing their one friend order Blow Jobs with just a hint of embarrassment. Yet, it is quite tasty. The shot is made from Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream. It is then topped with whipped cream. Now, the fun part. The shot needs to be taken without using your hands!
4. Red-Headed Slut
Another catchy name, this shot is made of cranberry juice, peach schnapps, and Jägermeister. It is very sweet and lightened up by the addition of the cranberry juice. Just try to keep a straight face when you order it.
5. Water Moccasin
This tasty drink is much more appealing than it’s reptile counterpart. It is made from peach schnapps, Crown Royal Canadian Whisky, triple sec and sweet and sour mix. Your taste buds will enjoy the sweet and it will go down smoothly.
6. White Gummy Bear
Another sweet shot, this one is made from cherry vodka, peach schnapps, pineapple juice and Sprite. This shot truly tastes like dessert.
7. Slippery Nipple
This is another shot that is always fun to watch your friend order and see how many chuckles you hear. It is a delicious tasting shot that is made from butterscotch schnapps and Bailey’s Irish Cream.
8. Irish Car Bomb
These are always fun with a group of friends. This is when you drop a shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream and Irish Whiskey into a glass of Guinness and drink it as fast as you can. It turns into a fun competition. The guys tend to enjoy these ones!
9. Mind Eraser
True to its name, if you are out for the night with your buddies, you just may want one of these shots. It is a mixture of vodka, Kahlua and 7-up. Despite it’s scary name, it actually goes down pretty easily.
10. Lemon Drop
This shot is simple, clean and delicious – as long as you have a skilled bartender that uses quality vodka. If not, it may taste like your parties in the dorm drinking Crystal Palace vodka. They are made from vodka, lemon juice and sugar. They are usually served with a slice of lemon with sugar on it, so after you take your shot, you bite on the sugar-covered lemon.
11. Chocolate Cake
Love dessert? Dislike the taste of alcohol? This shot is for you. It legitimately tastes like you are eating a slice of chocolate cake. The shot is made from vodka, Frangelico, lemon and sugar.
12. Melon Ball
This shot is a crowd pleaser, since it is “girly” tasting and goes down smoothly. Made from vodka, Midori and pineapple juice, this drink will have you craving a summer vacation.
13. Woo Woo
Celebrating something big, or simply because it’s Friday night? This drink is made from vodka, peach schnapps and cranberry juice. It is sweet and perfect for a celebration with your friends.
14. Screaming Orgasm
Another fun one to order! This shot just may live up to it’s name. Made of vodka, amaretto liquor, coffee liquor and Irish cream liquor, this drink will leave you feeling mighty fine.
This is one of the most popular shots that both men and women order. It is made from coffee liquor, Irish cream and orange liquor.
16. Silver Bullet
This shot is strong enough to take down some of the toughest competition. Made from gin, Scotch whiskey and a lemon twist, it will knock your socks off. Just one of these should do the trick.
17. Three Wise Men
This shot gets its name from the ingredients it holds: Jim Beam, Johnny Walker and Jack Daniels. It is strong and gives a powerful punch, for sure. Only do one of these shots, unless you want to be hugging the porcelain god after your night is through.
18. Straight Up
Of course, some of the best shots you can take are just a high-quality liquor, such as vodka, tequila, rum, or popular brands such as Fireball or Jägermeister.
Now you are prepared and ready for a night out on the town. Just remember to drink responsibly, moderately and always figure out your traveling arrangements before having any drinks. Have fun!