Four Horsemen Shot

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Four Horsemen Drink
Four Horsemen Drink

Four Horsemen Shot

The four horsemen shot is a drink that is not for the faint at heart. Don’t let the picture of the horse fool you. He may be gentle, but at two ounces of straight whiskey each, taking too many of these shots, you may end up facing one of the other “Four Horsemen.”

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Four Horsemen Shot Recipe

Four Horsemen Drink

What is in a four horsemen alcoholic drink?

The Four Horsemen Drink comprises four types of whiskey – Bourbon, Irish, Tennessee, and Scotch. Each type is supposed to represent the actual four horses themselves.


  • Bourbon
  • Tennessee Whiskey
  • Scotch
  • Irish Whiskey


The only equipment needed is a couple of 2 oz shot glasses.

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Four Horsemen Drink

Four Horsemen Shot

With four types of whiskey, this shot is not to be taken lightly!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: Shooters, Shot Glass
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 shot
Calories: 176kcal


  • 1/2 oz Bourbon Woodford Reserve
  • 1/2 oz Tennessee whiskey Jack Daniel's
  • 1/2 oz Scotch Johnnie Walker Red
  • 1/2 oz Irish whiskey Jameson Black Barrel


  • Add all ingredients to a 2oz shot glass.
  • Down immediately!


Nutrition Facts
Four Horsemen Shot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 1mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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