Courtesy of Drizly.
Bartender Reggie Cunningham of the Bushwick Country Club bar in Brooklyn is credited with naming and popularizing the Pickleback shot in May 2006 after a customer requested a drink of pickle brine. Reggie suggested a shot of whiskey first, followed by the shot of pickle brine.The unusual combination of whiskey and pickle juice has become a favorite at bars everywhere since.
- 1 1/2 oz Whiskey
- 1 1/2 oz Pickle brine juice
For a fun twist, follow along to learn how to make pickle shot glasses for your next round of Pickleback Shots.
- Pour a shot of bourbon whiskey, and a chilled shot of pickle juice (the original is made with McClure’s spicy pickle brine)
- Take whiskey shot and chase with pickle brine