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13 Vodka Shots You’ll Actually Want To Take

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Remember when you thought it was fun to take secret shots of Skol in your friend’s dorm room? Yeah, I’m shuddering too.

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1. Chocolate Cake Shot

Chocolate Cake Shot

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Alexandra Grablewski

Even though this shot looks nothing like its name, nor is it even made with a chocolate base, it does taste like chocolate cake.

Chocolate CakeServes 1

Ingredients3/4 ounce vodka3/4 ounce FrangelicoLemon wedge, seeds removed, coated in sugar

PreparationCombine the vodka and Frangelico in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a shot glass. Serve alongside the sugar-coated lemon wedge. Shoot the shot and follow with the lemon wedge.

Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014.

2. Little Red Corvette

Little Red Corvette

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Alexandra Grablewski

Little Red Corvette Serves 1

Ingredients1/4 ounce Aperol3/4 ounce orange vodka 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice1/4 ounce simple syrup

PreparationCombine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a shot glass.

Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014.

3. Honeydew Shot

Honeydew Shot

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Alexandra Grablewski

HoneydewServes 1

Ingredients1 ounce citrus vodka1/4 ounce Midori1/4 ounce Bärenjäger honey liqueur1/4 ounce fresh lime juiceSkewered honeydew melon ball, for garnish (optional)

PreparationCombine all the ingredients except the garnish in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake moderately. Strain into a shot glass. Garnish with skewered melon ball, if desired.

Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014.

4. Beetroot and Vodka Shots

Beetroot and Vodka Shots

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Mark Hix / independent.co.uk

Beetroot Juice + Horseradish + Vodka

Recipe here.

5. Cranberry Kamikaze

Cranberry Kamikaze

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cookincanuck.com

Vodka + Lime + Cranberry + Triple Sec

Recipe here.

6. Birthday Cake Shots

Birthday Cake Shots

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missbuttercup.com

Vodka + Chocolate Liqueur + Half and Half + Sprinkles

Recipe here.

7. Peach Lemon Drop

Peach Lemon Drop

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cocktailculture.wordpress.com

Orange Vodka + Peach Schnaps + Lemon Juice

Recipe here.

8. Bomb Pop Shots

Bomb Pop Shots

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thekitchenwhisperer.net

Sprite + Lemon Vodka + Blue Curacao + Grenadine

Upside: pretty, sweet, and fun. Downside: You’d have to drink at least five to feel anything. Recipe here.

9. Dirty Martini Shooters

Dirty Martini Shooters

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Elizabeth Metlitsky / odetoawe.com

Vodka + Vermouth + Olive Juice

In the case of the martini, shots may actually be the more responsible choice. Recipe here.

10. Finger Lime Kamikaze Shots with Mint and Olive Oil

Finger Lime Kamikaze Shots with Mint and Olive Oil

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Laura Bashar / familyspice.com

Vodka + Triple Sec + Olive Oil + Lemonade + Finger Lime + Mint

Mature and interesting enough to be invited to your next dinner party. Recipe here.

11. The Tyrion Lannister Shot

The Tyrion Lannister Shot

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Pete Capella / thesavory.com

Pear Vodka + St. Germaine + Lime + Sugar + Mint

Cheers, Game of Thrones fans. This season, you’re probably going to need it. Recipe here.

12. Peanut Buttery Shot

Peanut Buttery Shot

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daydreamerdesserts.com

Vanilla Vodka + Irish Cream + Peanut Butter + Butterscotch Schnapps

Everything about this is a serious YES. Recipe here.

13. Strawberry Jalapeño Shot

Strawberry Jalapeño Shot

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driscolls.com

Strawberries + Lime + Sugar + Jalapeño + Vodka

Shameless brand promotion aside, this recipe is a nice, tame way to kick off all the outdoor day drinking you’ll be doing come summer. Recipe here.

For more ideas about how to take shots like a grown-up, check out 101 Shots.

For more ideas about how to take shots like a grown-up, check out 101 Shots .

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