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Calories: 526kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Boilermaker is a timeless classic, perfect for those who love a no-nonsense drink. This old-school cocktail pairs a shot of your favorite liquor with a glass of lager beer, offering a straightforward yet bold experience. Whether you sip the beer and shot separately or drop the shot into the beer for a dramatic chug, the Boilermaker is a drink that never goes out of style.



  • Pour the chosen liquor into a shot glass.
  • Pour the lager beer into a glass.
  • Serve the beer and the shot separately, or for a more traditional approach, drop the shot glass of liquor into the beer mug and chug.


The Boilermaker Cocktail is a versatile drink that can be customized to your preferences. Whether you choose whiskey, tequila, or vodka, each brings its unique flavor to the mix. The combination of strong liquor with refreshing lager beer creates a balanced yet bold drinking experience. This classic cocktail is perfect for casual gatherings, after a long day, or any time you want to enjoy a straightforward drink.
For the best experience, make sure both the beer and the shot are well-chilled before serving. The Boilermaker is a great choice for those who appreciate the simple yet powerful flavors of a traditional beer and shot combo. Whether you’re a fan of whiskey, tequila, or vodka, the Boilermaker is a drink that will always hit the spot.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 526kcal (26%)Carbohydrates: 10g (3%)Protein: 1g (2%)Sodium: 12mg (1%)Potassium: 79mg (2%)Sugar: 0.1gCalcium: 11mg (1%)Iron: 0.1mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeverage Recipe, Drink Recipe, Shot Recipe