Your Perfect Alcohol Shot Based on Your Sun Sign

Published June 27, 2022
Group of young friends making a toast with shots at a dinner party

Call them what you want, shots, shooters, or slammers, but they're meant to be sucked down in a single gulp. So, get ready to start mixing, because these out-of-this-world shooters, formulated specifically for each zodiac sign, are perfect starters for a fun night of partying and drinking.

Aries: Last Man Standing

Aries is a pioneer and trailblazer ready for anything new, fun, exciting, and adventurous. Fast and furious, Aries is always on the move. This hot, spicy, fizzy shooter has a powerful kink that can knock the last man standing off his feet.

Last man standing shot on table

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce cinnamon whiskey
  • ¼ ounce spiced rum
  • Ice
  • ½ ounce ginger beer

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, cinnamon whiskey, and rum.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Top off with ginger beer.

Taurus: Lazy Day Lady

Taurus is a laid-back sign whose best moments are spent quietly chilling out in nature. This shooter is a rich, earthy, and elegant vibe that echoes the flavors of nature's bounty.

Lemon shots

Ingredients

  • 1-2 cucumber wheels
  • ¾ ounce gin
  • ½ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle cucumber wheels, gin, elderflower liqueur, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to mix.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Garnish with a lemon slice if desired.

Gemini: Curiosity Killed the Cat

Gemini, the sign of the twins, is curious, mischievous, and bubbly. They need a double-fisted shooter, combining various liquors with other curious additions. You can enjoy these two shots with your closest friend, each taking one, or daringly take them one after the other.

Alcohol In Shot Glasses With Lemon Slices On Table

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce vodka
  • ½ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce tart cherry juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • ¼ ounce prosecco

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, raspberry liqueur, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a first shot glass.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tart cherry juice, and orange liqueur.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into a second shot glass.
  7. Top off with prosecco.

Cancer: Fly Me to the Moon

Cancer is soft, gentle, and emotionally sensitive. A Cancer would enjoy nothing more than slamming down a drink that reminds them of sitting near a babbling brook on a silverly and surreal moonlit night. The blue, ethereal layers in this shot are as dreamy as they look.

Set of several shot glasses filled with vibrant blue shooter cocktail

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • ½ ounce blue raspberry vodka
  • ½ ounce coconut rum
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a shot glass, add blue curaçao.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blue raspberry vodka, and coconut rum.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into the shot glass, creating a separate layer by slowly pouring down the back of a spoon.

Leo: Kiss the Sun

Leo is like a warm glowing fire that heats and lights up the night. A Leo will undoubtedly kiss the sun when they slam down a shooter with a sunny glow and slow burn.

Orange shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce citron vodka
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, citron vodka, lime juice, orange liqueur, and raspberry liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.

Virgo: I'm a Virgin

Virgos are modest perfectionists who are health-conscious, pay attention to details, and like things tidy. Nothing fancy for a Virgo, because the perfect shot for them is neat and clean.

Lemon shots with lemon

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce pineapple juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, lemon juice, and pineapple juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Libra: Flawlessly Flirty

Libra is friendly, graceful, lavish, and like a fresh breeze carrying the scent of flowers. The more elegant, colorful, and sweet the shot, the more Libra will be blown away.

Pink vodka shots on wooden table

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce lemon vodka
  • ¼ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce crème de violette
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, lemon vodka, raspberry liqueur, and crème de violette.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.

Scorpio: Beguilingly Dangerous

Scorpio is like the quiet, still waters of a beautifully mysterious swamp teeming with life deep in its depths. This powerful shooter is designed to bring that life up to the surface.

Tequila Shot By Lime And Aloe Vera On Table

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce tequila
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce agave
  • ¼ ounce ancho reyes
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, lime juice, agave, and ancho reyes.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.

Sagittarius: My Way or the Highway

Sagittarius is the gypsy traveler who lives to wonder and wander. This bohemian shooter will defiantly put Sagittarius on a highway that leads to some far away and exotic places.

Cream Shooters

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce silver rum
  • ½ ounce cream of coconut
  • ½ ounce pineapple juice
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, silver rum, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Garnish with a pineapple wedge, if desired.

Capricorn: Party Hardy

Capricorns are ambitious, hard workers who often need to spice up their lives. This spicy and earthy shooter is likely to liberate them and have them partying hard for the entire evening.

Cranberry shooters

Ingredients

  • ¼ fresh jalapeño coin
  • ¾ ounce vodka
  • ½ ounce cranberry juice
  • ½ ounce honey liqueur
  • Splash of simple syrup
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle jalapeño coin and simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, vodka, cranberry juice, and honey liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into a shot glass.

Aquarius: Freak Flag

Aquarians thrive on experimentation. They're cool-headed intellectuals, innovators, and trendsetters who can be eccentric, quirky, and rebellious. This electrifying glow-in-the-dark shooter will make an Aquarian's freak flag fly! With a bit of blue light magic, the shot glows to life.

Blue coracao shots

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce peach vodka
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • Ice
  • ½ ounce tonic water

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, peach vodka, and blue curaçao.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.
  4. Add tonic water.

Pisces: Pink Haze

Pisces live in a world of dreams, schemes, and magical things and often look at the world through rose-colored glasses. This gentle but potent shooter is likely to have them seeing the world through a foggy pink haze.

Tall Shot Glasses with Pink Drink

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce rose-infused vodka
  • ½ ounce lemon liqueur
  • ¼ ounce lychee liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rose-infused vodka, lemon liqueur, and lychee liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a shot glass.

Recipes Worth Shooting for the Stars

Whether you live life through your daydreams or live boldly and in charge, there's an alcohol shot or shooter for any sign. So get the night started with a shot suitable for you and each of your friends.

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