Ignite Your Night with the Flaming Lamborghini!

When it comes to cocktails that truly leave an impression, the Flaming Lamborghini is in a class of its own. Renowned not just for its bold flavors but for the fiery spectacle it presents, this drink is the epitome of cocktail drama. Often ordered on special occasions or as a rite of passage, the Flaming Lamborghini isn’t just a drink—it’s an experience.

A Fiery Origin:

The Flaming Lamborghini, like many iconic cocktails, has a somewhat mysterious origin. Its name, however, gives away its nature: it’s hot, it’s fast, and it’s luxurious. It’s a drink that beckons the brave and promises a heady mix of flavors accompanied by a visual performance.

The Flaming Lamborghini: An Explosive Cocktail Experience

What is a flaming Lamborghini?

The Flaming Lamborghini is a visually captivating cocktail known for its fiery presentation and rich blend of flavors. It’s not just a drink but a spectacle, often set ablaze briefly before being consumed, creating a memorable experience for both the drinker and onlookers.

How do you make a flaming Lamborghini shot?

To make a Flaming Lamborghini, you’ll need Blue Curacao, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Kahlua, and Sambuca. Pour the Sambuca and Kahlua into a cocktail glass and then set it on fire. As it burns, carefully pour the Bailey’s and Blue Curacao into two separate shot glasses on either side of the flaming glass. Once ready, the Bailey’s and Blue Curacao are simultaneously poured into the flaming cocktail, extinguishing the flames and mixing the ingredients.

Is the flaming Lamborghini strong?

Yes, the Flaming Lamborghini is a potent drink. With a combination of Sambuca, Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream, and Blue Curacao, it’s not only rich in flavors but also in alcohol content. The burning process doesn’t significantly reduce the alcohol percentage, so it remains a strong cocktail.

Why is it called flaming Lamborghini?

While there’s no direct connection to the luxury car brand, the name likely alludes to the cocktail’s fiery presentation and the speedy “rush” it provides, mirroring the fast and luxurious nature of a Lamborghini car.

Are flaming shots safe?

Flaming shots, when done correctly and safely, can be consumed without harm. However, they come with risks. It’s crucial to ensure the flame is entirely extinguished before drinking. Never try to consume a drink while it’s still on fire. Also, always prepare and consume flaming shots in a safe environment, away from flammable materials.

What is the most flammable alcohol?

The flammability of alcohol is determined by its alcohol content or proof. The higher the proof, the more flammable the alcohol. Spirits like Everclear, Bacardi 151, and other high-proof liquors are particularly flammable and often used for flaming shots or cocktails.

What is the alcohol content of a flaming Lamborghini?

The alcohol content of a Flaming Lamborghini varies based on the specific brands and proportions of ingredients used. However, given that it contains Sambuca, Kahlua, Bailey’s Irish Cream, and Blue Curacao, it’s a high-alcohol content drink. On average, you can expect the cocktail to range from 25% to 40% alcohol by volume, depending on preparation and ingredient ratios.

Calories: 352kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
The Flaming Lamborghini is a dramatic and potent cocktail that's famous for both its blazing presentation and its high alcohol content. It is a layered shooter that's set on fire and then consumed quickly with a straw. This drink is as much about the spectacle as it is about the flavors, making it a popular choice for celebratory occasions.
WARNING: This cocktail can be Dangerous. Fire and extremely high alcohol content are very dangerous!



  • In a cocktail glass or small tall glass add 1 oz of Coffee Liqueur
  • Layer Sambuca on top.
  • In a separate shot glass or glasses add Blue Curacao and Irish cream and sit off to the side.
  • Light the Sambuca on fire. Quickly and carefully drink the coffee liqueur and sambuca with a straw before it melts.
  • As the bottom of the glass is reached, add the Irish Cream and Blue Curacao, which should put out any flames.
  • Keep drinking until its all gone.

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 352kcal (18%)Carbohydrates: 31g (10%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fat: 9g (14%)Saturated Fat: 5g (31%)Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 121mg (40%)Sodium: 54mg (2%)Potassium: 13mgSugar: 27g (30%)Vitamin A: 200IU (4%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeverage, Drink, Shot

Ready to elevate your nightlife? Introducing the Flaming Lamborghini – not just a cocktail, but a fiery spectacle that promises to set your night ablaze! Picture this: a mesmerizing blue flame dancing atop a concoction of the finest spirits, luring you into a sensory experience like no other.

But this isn’t just about the visuals; the taste is an exhilarating journey of rich flavors that crescendo with each sip. Inspired by the luxury and speed of its namesake car, this drink doesn’t just satisfy your thirst; it ignites a passion, a wild urge to celebrate life in the fast lane.

Many cocktails promise a good time, but the Flaming Lamborghini? It guarantees an unforgettable adventure, a tale you’ll share over and over. So, are you ready to light up your evening and drive your senses wild?

The Ingredients:

  1. Blue Curacao: A vibrant blue liqueur, Blue Curacao is derived from the Laraha citrus fruit found on the island of Curacao. Its bright color and slightly bitter orange flavor make it a popular choice in numerous cocktails, adding both visual appeal and a tangy twist.

  2. Bailey’s Irish Cream: A creamy blend of whiskey and dairy cream, Bailey’s Irish Cream is a liqueur that’s both rich and smooth. Its velvety texture and sweet taste, with hints of chocolate, vanilla, and almond, make it a beloved ingredient for cocktails and desserts alike.

  3. Kahlua: Originating from Mexico, Kahlua is a coffee liqueur that combines arabica coffee with rum. It introduces deep, robust flavors of coffee complemented by sweet undertones, making it a favorite for both sipping and mixing.

  4. Sambuca: An Italian anise-flavored liqueur, Sambuca is known for its strong licorice taste. Often served with a few coffee beans, it’s a potent and aromatic spirit that adds a distinct flavor profile to any drink.