Flaming Shooter
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Flaming Shooter
Cocktail recipe

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3.95 / 5
The Flaming Shooter is a dramatic and visually engaging cocktail that combines the anise-flavored liqueur, Sambuca, with the rich essence of coffee. Typically served in a shot glass, this cocktail ... more The Flaming Shooter is a dramatic and visually engaging cocktail that combines the anise-flavored liqueur, Sambuca, with the rich essence of coffee. Typically served in a shot glass, this cocktail is known for its fiery presentation, adding an element of showmanship to its consumption. The flavors are bold and straightforward, with the sweet, herbaceous taste of Sambuca being complemented by the dark, roasted notes of coffee, creating a simple yet indulgent experience. It’s a beverage often chosen for its spectacle and the intense warmth it delivers, with the flame briefly unlocking nuanced flavors and aromas just before being extinguished and enjoyed.
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Sambuca
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35.63% | 1.14 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
2 2 2

Method
How to make a Flaming Shooter

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Heat up a shot glass, pour in the sambuca and place the coffee beans on top
Set the drink alight, leave it burning for a few seconds, blow it out and serve


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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you safely light the Flaming Shooter on fire?

To safely light the Flaming Shooter on fire, first make sure you are in a safe environment away from any flammable materials. Pour the Sambuca into the shot glass, carefully float the coffee on top if layering is desired. Use a long match or lighter to gently ignite the top layer. Always serve the shot after extinguishing the flame to avoid any risk of burns.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Flaming Shooter to impress my guests?

To impress your guests with a Flaming Shooter, serve it on a heat-resistant surface or tray. Light it carefully just before serving to capture your guests' attention with the flame. Consider serving a glass of water or a non-alcoholic beverage alongside as a safety measure and to cleanse the palate after.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Flaming Shooter compare to a regular shot of whiskey or vodka?

A Flaming Shooter has an alcohol content of approximately 35.63%, which is slightly lower than a standard shot of whiskey or vodka, which typically range from 40-50% alcohol by volume. This makes the Flaming Shooter a somewhat milder option, though still quite potent.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of liquor instead of Sambuca for a Flaming Shooter?

Yes, you can substitute Sambuca with another high-proof liquor to create a variation of the Flaming Shooter. Consider using alternatives like absinthe or overproof rum, which also light easily due to their high alcohol content. Keep in mind that the flavor profile will change depending on the liquor you choose.

DIETARY_CONSIDERATIONS

Is the Flaming Shooter suitable for someone on a gluten-free diet?

Sambuca is typically gluten-free, being made from distilled sugar beet molasses or grain that is distilled to remove gluten proteins. However, it's important to check the specific brand of Sambuca for any gluten-containing additives. Since coffee is naturally gluten-free, a Flaming Shooter without any additional ingredients should be suitable for someone on a gluten-free diet. Always consult with a healthcare provider for personalized dietary advice.

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