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Calories: 264kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Irish Depth Charge is a bold and unique cocktail that combines the smooth richness of stout beer, the refreshing taste of pale ale, and the kick of vodka. This drink is perfect for those who enjoy robust flavors and an adventurous twist on classic cocktails. Whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or just looking for a drink with a punch, the Irish Depth Charge is sure to impress.


  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 6 oz Stout Beer
  • 6 oz Pale Ale


Prepare the Shot:

  • Pour a double shot (2 oz) of vodka into a double shot glass.

Prepare the Pint Glass:

  • Hold a pint glass upside-down over the shot glass and press the shot glass firmly to the bottom of the pint glass.
  • Carefully flip the glasses over, ensuring the shot glass remains sealed at the bottom of the pint glass.

Fill with Ale:

  • Fill the pint glass halfway with pale ale (approximately 6 oz).

Top with Stout:

  • Slowly pour stout beer (approximately 6 oz) over a spoon to create a layered effect.


  • Serve immediately and enjoy the bold, layered flavors of the Irish Depth Charge.


For the best experience, use high-quality ingredients and ensure the beer is well-chilled before preparation. The combination of stout and pale ale provides a unique blend of flavors, while the vodka adds an extra kick. Adjust the proportions to suit your taste preference for a more balanced or stronger flavor.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 264kcal (13%)Carbohydrates: 11g (4%)Protein: 1g (2%)Sodium: 7mgPotassium: 47mg (1%)Calcium: 7mg (1%)Iron: 0.04mg
CourseBeer, Beverage, Coffee, Drinks, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeer, Beverage, Drink, Shot