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Oil Spill Shot

Originally Posted On May 29, 2023 and Last Updated On

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The oil spill shot may sound like something you’d be drinking if you were working on an oil rig or something, but even with the unappetizing name, it’s actually a visually appealing and yummy shot.

This unique concoction boasts a tantalizing blend of flavors from liqueurs like Goldschläger, Blue Curaçao and Jägermeister, all layered neatly on top of one another to make a rainbow of taste.

Surprisingly simple to make, this mesmerizing drink requires just a handful of ingredients, making it an ideal choice for both seasoned mixologists and enthusiastic beginners.

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Oil Spill Shot

Yield: 1 shot
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

This unappetizingly named shot is actually pretty to look at and yummy to drink!

Ingredients

  • 2 parts Goldschläger
  • 1 part Blue Curaçao
  • 1 part Jägermeister

Instructions

  1. Take a shot glass and pour a bit more than 1/3 Goldschläger into the bottom.
  2. Gently layer a third of Blue Curaçao into the shot glass.
  3. Carefully layer Jägermeister on top by pouring it slowly over the back of a spoon. This will help create distinct layers.
  4. Once all the layers are formed, the shot is ready to be served.
  5. Serve and shoot!

Notes

No garnish for this.

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To ensure a picture perfect outcome, be sure to follow our helpful tips: take care with layering the ingredients, use a spoon to pour each layer gently, and avoid mixing the layers.

Careful! There is a very similarly named drink that is very different, the Oil Slick Shot. This shot is a 2 ingredient shot that does have Jägermeister, but the second ingredient is Rumple Minze. So be sure which you’re actually looking to make.

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Goldschläger
  • 1 part Blue Curaçao
  • 1 part Jägermeister

How to Make the Oil Spill Shot:

  1. Take a shot glass and pour a bit more than 1/3 Goldschläger into the bottom.
  2. Gently layer a third of Blue Curaçao into the shot glass.
  3. Carefully layer Jägermeister on top by pouring it slowly over the back of a spoon. This will help create distinct layers.
  4. Once all the layers are formed, the shot is ready to be served.

Tools:

Drink Type: Shot

Serving Size: 1 shot

Alcohol Content: The alcohol content of the Oil Spill Shot will vary depending on the specific brands used. Goldschläger is typically 40% alcohol by volume (ABV), Blue Curaçao is around 15-40% ABV, and Jägermeister is 35% ABV.

Ingredients:

  • Goldschläger: Goldschläger is a Swiss cinnamon schnapps that contains tiny flakes of real gold. It has a warm and spicy flavor profile.
  • Blue Curaçao: Blue Curaçao is a blue-colored orange liqueur with a bitter-sweet citrus taste. It adds a vibrant blue hue to the shot.
  • Jägermeister: Jägermeister is a German herbal liqueur made from a blend of 56 different herbs, fruits, roots, and spices. It has a complex and herbal flavor.

Tips for Making This Recipe:

  1. Pour the ingredients slowly and carefully to achieve the layered effect.
  2. Use a jigger or shot glass to ensure accurate proportions.

Glass and Garnish: The Oil Spill Shot is typically served in a shot glass. It does not require a specific garnish.

Tips for Making This Recipe:

  1. Pour the ingredients slowly and carefully to achieve the layered effect.
  2. Use a jigger or shot glass to ensure accurate proportions.

Similar Drinks:

  1. Oil Slick Shot: Similar to the Oil Spill Shot in name only, this shot is made with Jägermeister and Rumple Minze.
  2. Flaming Liquid Cocaine: Jägermeister, Rumple Minze (peppermint schnapps – optional), Goldschläger, and Bacardi 151 rum (for the flame).
  3. Blue Kamikaze: Vodka, Blue Curaçao, and lime juice.
  4. Electric Lemonade: Vodka, Blue Curaçao, sweet and sour mix, and lemon-lime soda.

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  • Bill Allen

    I'm Bill Allen, the guy behind this site. I've been a bartender, bar owner and sitting on both sides of a bar for almost 35 years, so I have some experience in the whole mixology scene. And now I'm just building out my site with as much helpful content as I can share with you.

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