Pickle Shot

Pickle Shot
Pickle Shot

Pickle Shot

Get ready to pucker up with the Pickle shot, a bold concoction that is taking the cocktail world by storm. This intriguing shot is a blend of tequila and pickle juice.

The Pickle shot is often served at dive bars and whiskey joints as a way to combat the harsh bite of whiskey with the tart and tangy flavor of pickle juice. The result is a surprisingly refreshing and invigorating shot that is both salty and sweet.

While it may seem like an odd combination, the Pickle shot has quickly gained a cult following among adventurous drinkers and cocktail connoisseurs.

So if you’re looking to mix things up and try something new, make sure to order a Pickle shot and experience the bold and briny flavors of this unique drink. Cheers!

Wanting to do more shots?!  These Mini Beer Shots look like little beers but do not contain beer at all! Check out the shots recipes page for many other popular shots!

Mini Beer Shot

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Pickle Shot Recipe

Pickle Shot


The ingredients list for this Pickle Shot is minimal! Grab your favorite jar of dill pickles and your favorite brand of Tequila, and you are set! The full ingredient list is as follows:

  • Tequila
  • Pickle Juice
  • 1 Pickle (Garnish)


To make this great-tasting shot, you’ll only need shot glasses!

Recipe Steps

The steps for this drink could not be easier! Add the Tequila to a 2oz. Shot glass followed by the juice!  Then, add a pickle for garnish (Optional)! You can add the whole pickle for garnish or use slices.

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Pickle Shot

Pickle Shot

This Pickle Shot is a great-tasting Tequila shooter that goes great at parties!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shooters
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 Shot
Calories: 62kcal


  • 3/4 oz Tequila
  • 3/4 oz Pickle Juice
  • 1 Pickle (Garnish)


  • Add the tequila to a (2) oz shot glass.
  • Add the pickle juice to the shot glass.
  • Add a pickle for garnish.


Nutrition Facts
Pickle Shot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 888mg39%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 119IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If someone doesn’t like Tequila (which is in the shot recipe above), you can make them the Blue Kamikaze Shots that contain Vodka!

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As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!

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