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Irish Car Bomb Cocktail

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"This classic St. Patrick's Day drink is simply a shot glass filled with Irish cream and Irish whiskey, dropped into a glass of stout beer. The combination of the three will knock you off your feet!"
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5 m servings 247
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Pour beer into a pint glass. Pour Irish cream and Irish whiskey into a shot glass. Gently drop the shot glass into the glass of beer.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 247 calories; 0.1 22.2 1.1 0 12 Full nutrition

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I am not a beer drinker, but this tastes like chocolate milk. As another reviewer stated you have to chug it or it curdles. I live in Ireland and when in the USA introduced this to my Irish husb...

Something about the proportions of this recipe wasn't quite right. I got the idea of the taste, but something was off. I kept playing around with the measurements, and I got a little closer, but...

This is a St. Patrick's Day (well, any day for that matter) tradition in my family!!!

I did this on a dare. I am not a "drinker". Now I do it once a year to remember the occasion. I cannot acquire a taste for beer as much as I would like to as my husband enjoys it occasionally. T...