Learn how to make a B-52 Shooter, which makes it into the coffee category because one of the three ingredients is Kahlua. Kahlua is a coffee-flavored sugar-based liqueur from Mexico. The drink also contains rum, corn syrup, and vanilla bean. … Kahlua is used to make cocktails and as a topping or ingredient in several desserts, including ice cream, cakes, and cheesecakes …. and an array of cocktails, like the B-52 Shooter
In the 1970’s, a barman loved the B-52 band. Think Love Shack and you will know what I am talking about. He decided to invent and name the B-52 shooter in their honor.
It takes only three liqueurs to make the B-52 Shooter.
The B-52 is designed as a layered shooter.
Ingredients in the B-52 shooter
1/3 oz Kahlúa
1/3 oz Baileys
1/3 oz Grand Marnier
Directions to make a B-52
1. The Kahlua goes in first, pouring into the centre of the glass, so you don’t ruin the layers above
2. Use and upturned teaspoon to slowly pour in the Baileys
3. Similarly, slowly pour the Grand Marnier over the spoon to get the layered effect.
Glass: a 1 oz Shot glass makes the B-52 cocktail more impressive. This is the perfect glass, available from Amazon