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Irish Car Bomb

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle Irish stout beer
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger Irish whiskey

Glass

Whiskey Glass

Preparation instructions:

  1. Pour Irish stout beer into a beer mug. Fill a shot glass with Irish whiskey. Drop the shot glass full of whiskey into the beer mug and let it sink to the bottom. Drink it entirely in one gulp, being careful not to swallow the shot glass.

Original recipe makes 1 drink

History of Irish Car Bomb

The Irish Car Bomb is an American cocktail, it's only called Irish because of the use of Guinness, Baileys Irish Cream and Jameson Irish Whiskey.

It is called a car bomb because when the shot of Baileys is dropped into the glass of Guinness, it bubbles up like an explosion. Because of the Irish ingredients, someone thought it was a good idea to name it an Irish Car Bomb. It was not.