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Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make whiskey drink for your next party? Look no further than the Three Wise Men Shot! This shot is simple to make but packs a lot of flavor. Here’s how to make it:
Why is it Named Three Wise Men?
This shot is named for the three most popular brands of whiskey: Johnnie walker, Jim beam, and Jack Daniels. These whiskeys are often referred to as the ” Three Wise Men.”
Each of these three types of whiskeys are at least 150 years old, with Jim Beam being the oldest having been originally sold in 1795. The age and popularity of these whiskeys gives them a lot of credibility in being called the Three Wisemen.
What’s in a Three Wise Men Shot?
The Three Wise Men shot is a simple cocktail but very strong shot. It only consists of three whiskeys as the ingredients:
Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky
Johnnie Walker is a brand of Scotch whisky that originated in the Scottish town of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire. The brand was first established by grocer John Walker in 1820.
Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky is a smooth and smoky drink that is perfect for sipping on cold winter nights. It has a complex flavor that is sure to please any whiskey lover. If you’re looking for a new whiskey to try, we highly recommend Johnnie Walker.
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey
Jack Daniel’s is a brand of Tennessee whiskey that is produced in Lynchburg, Tennessee. The brand was first established by Jack Daniel in 1866.
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey is a smooth and mellow drink that is perfect for sipping on warm summer nights. It has a sweet flavor that is sure to please any whiskey lover. If you’re looking for a new whiskey to try, we highly recommend Jack Daniel’s.
Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey
Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey is a brand of bourbon whiskey that is produced in Clermont, Kentucky. The brand was founded by Jacob Beam in 1795 and is still one of the most popular bourbons enjoyed world wide.
This bourbon is smooth and delicious and is perfect for enjoying on a cold night. This bourbon whiskey is made from corn, rye, and barley, and it has a rich and complex flavor that is sure to please any whiskey lover.
While all these whiskeys will be delicious in shots by themselves, adding them into the same shot brings the flavor and taste to a whole new level.
Easy Steps to Make the Three Wise Men Shot
This drink is simple with only three whiskeys, but it packs a lot of flavor, and it’s perfect for any party! Here’s how to make Three Wise Men Shot:
Step One: Pour Ice, Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, and Jim Beam Bourbon Whiskey into Cocktail Shaker.
Step Two: Shake well until cocktail is chilled. Usually around 5 to 10 seconds.
Step Three: Strain into Shot Glass.
Step Two: Enjoy!
How to Best Enjoy this Three Wise Men Shot
This Three Wise Men shot is perfect for sipping on while enjoying a nice conversation with friends. This drink is also great for toasting to special occasions. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, holiday party, or just a fun night out with friends, this Three Wise Men shot is the perfect way to do it!
For a more casual drinking experience you can enjoy this cocktail over ice in an old fashioned glass instead of the shot glass.
Three Wise Men Shot Six Times (Variations)
If you’re looking for a little bit of a twist on the Three Wise Men shot, we’ve got you covered. Here are six different ways and recipes to make this classic cocktail that aren’t only whiskeys.
Simply mix these portions with the original Three Wise Men Shot Recipe in a cocktail shaker and enjoy:
- Bailey’s Irish Cream – One Part.
- Coffee liqueur – One Part.
- Chocolate liqueur – One Part.
- Strawberry Schnapps – One Part.
- Chambord Raspberry liqueur – One Part.
- Blueberry liqueur – One Part.
Which of these variations is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! Cheers!
Three Tequila Wise Men and a Mexican Shot
If you’re looking for a tequila-based version of the Three Wise Men shot, we’ve got you covered. This variation is made the same as the normal Three Wise Men shot, but also adds one part Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila.
To make this Three Tequila Wise Men shot, simply follow the same steps as above. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake well until chilled, and strain into a shot glass. Enjoy!
Three Wise Men Shot Recipe
Easy Three Wise Men Shot
- Cocktail Shaker
- Shot Glass
- 1/2 oz Johnnie Walker Scotch
- 1/2 oz Jim Beam Bourbon
- 1/2 oz Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey
- Add Ice, Johnnie Walker, Jim Beam, and Jack Daniel's to Cocktail Shaker
- Shake Well Until Cocktail is Chilled (5-10 Seconds)
- Strain into Shot Glass
- Add one part Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila for an extra kick to this shot.
Final Cocktail Thoughts
The Three Wise Men Shot is a delicious and easy-to-make drink that whiskey lovers are sure to enjoy. If you’re looking for a new way to enjoy your favorite whiskey, be sure to try this recipe!
So, raise your glasses and toast to this tasty shot and good times ahead!
If you enjoyed this cocktail please let us know in the comments below!
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