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Prairie Fire

Prairie Fire

When you want a face-smackin' savory taste, but not stoop to actually eating anything.

[Happy Hour] [Shooter] [Simple] [Strong]

Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
1 12 oz Vodka[ Add ]
1 dash Tabasco[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in the glass
Glass: Shooter
  1. Pour vodka into glass.
  2. Top with a dash (or two) of red Tabasco sauce.
  3. Yes, it burns (!) but can satisfy some strange urge.

Volume: 1.5 oz
Alcohol units: 1.8 standard drink
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 39%


Times viewed: 1964
Average Score: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Our website here needed to have this well-known drink in the database. Even Wikipedia has a list of variations - this submitted recipe is the "plain" version. Apparently, the practice of adding hot sauce to strong liquor started as the punishment for losing a bar bet.

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The reason I voted this drink so high (8) is not because I think many people will like it but, rather, because those of us who enjoy chili pepper heat will probably understand how a shot of vodka can be a good vehicle for such heat. It's interesting, I think, that I don't notice the salt or sour from the Tabasco in this drink - just the heat of capsicum!

Comment by Tawny on 2016-02-13 16:19:36

Added by Tawny on
Last updated on 2016-02-22 03:22:21
Status: Approved