I am searching for a layered shot.

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I have found a layered shot that you may enjoy. It has a high rating and consists of Bailey's, Orange liqueur, and Coffee liqueur. It is cold, alcoholic, and not shaken or stirred.
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Layered shot

You asked: What are the best layered shots?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The B52 is a popular layered cocktail that has been around since the 1970s. Its name is derived from the...

Bailey's (20ml), Orange liqueur (20ml), Coffee liqueur (20ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

The Fire Shooter

The Fire Shooter is a dynamic and visually enticing cocktail typically served in a shot glass, which presents a flavor...

Orange liqueur (10ml), Grenadine (10ml), Chocolate liqueur (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.95 / 5

B-52 #2

The B-52 #2 is a layered cocktail that tantalizes with its visual appeal and rich, indulgent flavors. Served in a...

Bailey's (10ml), Coffee liqueur (10ml), Overproof rum (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.95 / 5


The Shotgun cocktail is a straightforward and potent mix featuring the bold flavors of whiskey and gold rum. Designed to...

Whiskey (75m), Gold rum (40ml)

2 ingredients
3.93 / 5

Shamrocked Shooter

The Shamrocked Shooter is a vibrant and indulgent cocktail that features a trio of distinct layers. Combining the creamy texture...

Bailey's (15ml), Melon liqueur (60ml), Whiskey (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.91 / 5

Spetses Shot

The Spetses Shot is a potent cocktail designed for those who appreciate strong and zesty flavors. This cocktail harmoniously blends...

Vodka (120ml), Peach Schnapps (60ml), Lemon Juice (180ml), Tequila (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.82 / 5

Moneyshot Martini

The Moneyshot Martini is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that dazzles with its blend of tangy lemon, sweet apple juice,...

Lemon (Quarter), Apple Juice (90ml), Sugar Syrup (Dash), Champagne / prosecco (60ml), Blueberries (12), Gin (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.79 / 5


The fresh ground black pepper that is sprinkled on top of this drink acts as the buckshot.

Bailey's (10ml), Whiskey (10ml), Tequila (10ml), Pepper (Pinch)

4 ingredients
3.74 / 5


The Piledriver is a simple cocktail that combines the rich herbal flavors of Jägermeister with the sweet citrus of orange...

Orange juice (Top up), Jagermeister (30ml)

2 ingredients
3.52 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is a layered shot?

A layered shot is a type of cocktail made by carefully pouring different spirits over the back of a spoon so that each layer remains distinct. This creates a visually appealing drink.

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How do you make a layered shot?

To make a layered shot, select spirits with varying densities and pour them slowly over a spoon into a shot glass. Begin with the heaviest spirit and add lighter ones on top to maintain distinct layers.

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What are some popular ingredients for layered shots?

Popular ingredients for layered shots include liqueurs like Bailey's, coffee liqueur, orange liqueur, and other spirits that have distinct densities and colors.

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Do you need any special tools to make a layered shot?

A spoon is the most essential tool for making layered shots. Using the back of the spoon helps you pour the liquid slowly and evenly to create distinct layers.

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What occasions are layered shots typically served?

Layered shots are often served at parties, celebrations, and social gatherings due to their visual appeal and unique flavors.

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