Category Archives: Recipes

The Fireball Shrub Cocktail

Drinking vinegars or shrubs are nothing new in the drinking scene but they’re sure have made a comeback as of recent. Our friends, McClary Brothers in Michigan have an ever changing seasonal selection but one thing is constant; they start with an organic, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar and add fresh, seasonal ingredients and then organic cane sugar for near perfection in a bottle.

Check the brothers out, pick up a bottle and make yourself a Fireball shrub cocktail:

1.5 oz. Fireball Whisky
1 tbsp. McClary Bros. Michigan Apple Pie drinking vinegar
2-3 oz. soda water

In a cocktail shaker full of ice, combine Fireball, drinking vinegar, & soda water and gently stir with a bar spoon. Pour contents over fresh ice in a lowball or rocks glass. Cheers to the finer things in life!


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Fall Drinks, Because You Can’t Spell Fall Without Fireball!

Fall is upon us, the weather is changing and the days are getting shorter. The yearly reminder of our favorite holiday, Halloween! The un-official official holiday of all things Fireball Whisky and that special time of the year when the Average Joe has his head on a swivel as the undead freely roam our city streets.  It also means cozying up next to a fire with a drink in one hand and a great book in the other…or a drink in one hand and an iPhone in the other….or drinks in both hands, we don’t judge.

To help with the drinks, we’ve asked our friends, Jordan & Jocelyn over at This Girl Walks Into A Bar to mix up a variety of elegant and unique fall cocktails that anyone can master. Take a gander, recreate them, sip them and then check out their website for more recipes and ideas.

On Halloween night this year, treat yourself to the best cup of hot chocolate that you’ve ever tasted. A Wicked Coco is decadent, delicious, and definitely built to keep you thoroughly warmed and immensely happy as you celebrate the night away. Cheers to an evening of thrills, fun, and wickedness!


Wicked Coco
1.5 ounces Fireball Whisky
4 ounces 2% milk
4 ounces half &half
4 tablespoons hot chocolate powder
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon all spice
1/16 teaspoon ground cloves
Whipped cream for garnish

Step 1: Combine the 2% milk, half & half, and hot chocolate powder in a saucepan and heat over a low flame. Add the ground cinnamon, all spice, and ground cinnamon and stir until well mixed. Once there is steam rising up from the liquid you can remove it from the flame. No need to bring it to a boil.
Step 2: Pour the coco mixture into a teacup or coffee mug.
Step 3: Add the Fireball Whisky and top with whipped cream.
Step 4: Allow the cocktail to cool off enough to drink, then serve.

If buckets of Halloween candy have been replaced with goblets of delicious cocktails, then the Deadly Pumpkin Martini is for you. Let’s just be clear about one thing. You’ve been warned: for the undead only!


Deadly Pumpkin Martini
1.5 ounces Fireball Whisky
¾ ounce pumpkin liqueur
½ ounce hazelnut liqueur
Pinch of nutmeg

Step 1: Fill half of a martini shaker with ice.
Step 2: Add the Fireball Whisky, pumpkin liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, and nutmeg to the ice and shake well.
Step 3: Strain into a chilled martini glass and dust the top with nutmeg.



Fireball Pie
1 ounce Fireball Whisky
½ ounce vanilla vodka
½ ounce apple pie liqueur
2 ounces ginger ale

Directions: Fill a shaker with ice and add the Fireball Whisky, vanilla vodka, and apple pie liqueur. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Add the ginger ale, mix, and serve.
(Copy and Photo Credit: Jordan Catapano)


Fireball Tart
1 ounce Fireball Whisky
½ ounce pomegranate liqueur
Squeeze of lemon juice
Directions: Pour each ingredient into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir well and serve.

Also, just because the cool and crisp autumn weather is upon us doesn’t mean you can’t relive Summer.  Click here for refreshing Summer cocktails.

This Girl Walks Into a Bar, run by sisters Jordan & Jocelyn, is a blog and website with info, books, apparel, paper goods, all about bartending and mixology. Thank you to Jordan & Jocelyn for their contributions. Copy and photo credit: Jordan Catapano.

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Fireball BBQ Sauce Recipe

This recipe was sent to us by Ctk Threadz.

Fireball bbq sauce!

1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup louisiana hotsauce
2 table spoon sweet mesquite seasoning
1 table spoon garlic powder
1 table spoon onion powder
1 small bottle fireball

*bring to simmer while u stir it add in fireball and burn off alcohol ……and simmer 5 more mins enjoy after enjoy!

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Red Hot Holidays

The weather outside may be frightful but Fireball is so delightful.  Why not ignite the holidays with a few cocktails from yours truly?  We ventured to the hottest corners of the earth, tracked down infamous pyromaniacs and together worked feverishly to develop drinks capable of roasting your chestnuts. So when Campbell’s soup can’t quite warm you up, leave it to one of our very own holiday drinks. Cheers!

Red Hot Toddy

Red Hot Toddy

Red Hot Toddy

  • 1.5 oz Fireball Whisky
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • .5 oz of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Fill a mug with hot water, add ingredients and stir with the cinnamon stick.



Burning Chocolate

Burning Chocolate

Burning Chocolate

  • 1.5 oz Fireball Whisky
  • 6 oz of your favorite hot chocolate

Top with whipped cream

Stay tuned for more holiday recipes as we get deeper into the season!

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