yellow gatorade shot

Yellow Gatorade Shot

Originally Posted On June 26, 2023 and Last Updated On

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My Own Yellow Gatorade Shot Recipe

So I decided to try and copy the yellow Gatorade drink flavor in an alcoholic shot. I did need to use some real Gatorade in this, so it’s pretty close in taste and color. But I will let you decide how this shot tastes.

And if you want to try some other Gatorade shots in different flavors, check out that link. I have been playing around with Gatorade a lot!

yellow gatorade shot

Yellow Gatorade Shot

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

If you are a fan of the original yellow Gatorade, you will love this shot. Even if you have never tried Gatorade before, this shot is a great way to experience the flavors of a classic sports drink in a fun and unique way.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz (30 ml) vodka
  • 1 oz (30 ml) lemon-lime Gatorade
  • 1 oz (30 ml) pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) orange juice
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) lime juice

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

No garnish is necessary for this one!

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Why Try This Drink?

If you are a fan of the original yellow Gatorade, you will love this shot. Even if you have never tried Gatorade before, this shot is a great way to experience the flavors of a classic sports drink in a fun and unique way. And the color makes for a really nice looking Gatorade alcoholic drink.

Make This Yellow Gatorade Shot Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz (30 ml) vodka
  • 1 oz (30 ml) lemon-lime Gatorade
  • 1 oz (30 ml) pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) orange juice
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) lime juice

Steps to Make the Drink:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

Bar Tools Needed:

  • Shaker
  • Strainer
  • Shot glass

Drink Type:

Shot

Serving Size:

1 1.5 ounce shot or shooter

Amount of Alcohol in the Drink (ABV): Approximately 20% ABV

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 105
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Sugar: 8g

Tips for Making This Recipe:

  • Use freshly squeezed juices for the best flavor.
  • Chill the ingredients before making the shot for a more refreshing drink.
  • Use a high-quality vodka for the best flavor.

Make the Drink Step by Step:

To make a Yellow Gatorade Shot, start by gathering all of your ingredients and bar tools.

Combine 1 oz of vodka, 1 oz of lemon-lime Gatorade, 1 oz of pineapple juice, 1/2 oz of orange juice, and 1/2 oz of lime juice in a shaker with ice.

Shake the ingredients well to combine them. Strain the mixture into a standard 1.5 ounce shot glass and serve.

Use a high-quality vodka like Grey Goose or Belvedere, and use freshly squeezed juices for the best results. Chill the ingredients before making the shot for a better tasting shot.

Glass and Garnish:
Shot glass. There is no garnish needed for this drink.

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Variations of this Drink:

  • Substitute the vodka for rum or tequila for a different flavor.
  • Substitute the lemon-lime Gatorade for a different flavor of Gatorade for a different taste.
  • Add a splash of grenadine for a sweeter drink.

Substituting Ingredients:

  • Pineapple juice can be substituted with apple juice or grapefruit juice.
  • Orange juice can be substituted with tangerine juice or clementine juice.
  • Lime juice can be substituted with lemon juice or grapefruit juice.

About the Author

  • 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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