Epic 4 Horsemen Shot is a great cocktail shot containing Johnnie Walker Scotch, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Jim Beam Bourbon, and Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey.
4 Horsemen Shot
The 4 Horsemen Shot is similar to the 3 Wise Men Shot but with the addition of Jameson Irish Whiskey. I have also seen this changed to using Jose Cuervo and being called the 3 Wise Men go to Mexico.
The Four Horsemen drink is named after the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Also the fact that each of the liquors used is named after a man whose first name begins with the letter J.
Jim Beam, John Jameson, Johnnie Walker, Jack Daniels.
The original recipe includes only whiskeys. I have included a few variations below that have been adapted to use tequila, rum, and even sour mix.
What's in a 4 Horsemen Shot?
- Johnnie Walker Scotch
- Jameson Irish Whiskey
- Jim Beam Bourbon
- Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey
How to make a Four Horseman Shot
Step 1 - Add all four liquors to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until chilled.
Step 2 - Strain into a 2oz Shot Glass and enjoy
This shot can be reduced to fit a 1oz shot glass by lowering each measurement in half.
If you don't want to have ice possibly water down the whiskey you can chill the bottles and pour straight into the shot glass or serve this cocktail shot at room temperature.
This recipe is included in our Funny Drink Names Collection.
4 Horsemen Variations
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse - This drink adds Jägermeister, pineapple juice, and sweet and sour.
Four Horsemen in a Boat - This variation adds Grand Marnier and Jose Cuervo to the drink in equal proportions after removing the Jameson.
Four Horsemen go to Sea - This variation adds in Jose Cuervo gold and Captain Morgan while removing Jameson.
Four Horsemen go Hunting - This variation adds in an equal portion of Wild Turkey.
Four Horsemen and Hell Follows - Add in Everclear in equal proportions.
There is also a variation called a four horsemen that is completely different and does not fit the theme at all that includes Jägermeister, Rumple Minze, Bacardi 151, and Jose Cuervo.
There is also a Flaming Four Horsemen Shot that involves Bacardi 151 or Everclear being lit on fire along with each of the 4 main ingredients in separate shot glasses. PLEASE use caution if you attempt this recipe.
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Four Horsemen Shot Recipe
- .5 Ounce Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky
- .5 Ounce Jim Bean Bourbon Whiskey
- .5 Ounce jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey
- .5 Ounce Jameson Irish whiskey
- Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until chilled.
- Strain into a 2 oz shot glass and enjoy.