The Cocksucking Cowboy Shot – A Sweet Rendezvous With Butterscotch and Irish Cream

There’s something about a shot that’s delicious, smooth, and packs a punch, all in one swift sip. Among such shots that have gained notoriety in bar menus and gatherings is the Cocksucking Cowboy, also known colloquially as the Cowboy shot. Particularly popular in Australia, this delectable shooter has earned a reputation for its sugary appeal and an intriguing name that’s just as bold as its flavors. For those in other parts of the world, you might recognize this velvety concoction as the “Buttery Nipple Shot.

The Dynamic Duo -Butterscotch Schnapps and Irish Cream

The Cocksucking Cowboy is as simple as it is delicious, featuring just two primary ingredients: Butterscotch Schnapps and Irish Cream. The Butterscotch Schnapps serves as the base of the shot, offering a sweet and buttery undertone that instantly tantalizes the taste buds. The Irish Cream follows suit, layered carefully atop the schnapps, providing a creamy, luxurious texture that complements the sugary base. The result is a shot that’s not just smooth and palatable but also visually appealing, with its distinct layering.

Origins – A Name With Character

While the origins of the drink’s name remain a bit of a mystery, what is certain is that the Cocksucking Cowboy shot has become a staple in Australian nightlife. The name may be a talking point, but it’s the taste that keeps people ordering another round. For those who prefer a less provocative title, the “Buttery Nipple” offers a more universally palatable name without sacrificing any of the flavors.

Calories: 101kcal
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Another popular Shot is the Cowboy, or the Cocksucking Cowboy. Its a smooth blend of Butterscotch snaps and Irish Cream, its sweet and tasty. Im not sure how it got its name here in Australia but other parts of the world might call it a Buttery Nipple Shot


  • Shot Glass



  • Pour the butterscotch schnapps into the shot glass. Carefully add the Bailey`s letting it float on top and serve.


Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 101kcal (5%)Carbohydrates: 10g (3%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 1g (2%)Saturated Fat: 1g (6%)Sodium: 1mgSugar: 10g (11%)
CourseBeverage, Drinks, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeverage, Drink, Shot