Hard liquor and beer, what could work faster than a Boilermaker?
Written by CraftJack | Updated | 1 min read
“Beer before liquor, never been sicker; liquor before beer, you’re in the clear."
That's the saying we all know. A Boilermaker makes it hard to distinguish the difference. However, what we truly don't recommend you doing is using a Triple IPA for the beer part of the boilermaker. It will get you wrecked in no time.
As for suggestions on the type of Whiskey you should use when making a Boilermaker, begin and end with cheap. You see, there's no reason to pour a high grade Whiskey when making the cocktail, as you're just shooting the drink.
- Pint Glass
The Boilermaker is a simple cocktail that involves a pint of Beer and a shot of Whiskey. Some people drop the shot into the pint glass, while others prefer to shoot the shot and then down the beer.
Substitute Ingredients & Variations
- You can substitute the Whiskey for another hard alcohol (ex. Vodka or Tequila)
The ingredients to make a Boilermaker include a pint of beer and a shot of whiskey.
Drop the Whiskey
Drop the shot of whiskey into the beer.
Serve the Cocktail
You're finished making the drink. Enjoy.
What type of glass do you pour a Boilermaker cocktail into?
A Pint Glass.