How to Make a 3 Wise Men Shot

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Few shots have a more misleading name than the Three Wise Men. A combination of three different types of whiskey -- Tennessee whiskey, Scotch whisky and Kentucky bourbon whiskey -- the Three Wise Men goes down smoothly while packing an 80-proof plus punch. The ultimate whiskey-lover's shot, the Three Wise Men is a simple mixed cocktail that does not require fancy techniques or equipment. Mix up your own version of the shot to combine different types of whiskeys into a single potent and delicious drink.

Things You'll Need

  • Cocktail shaker with lid
  • Strainer
  • Ice
  • Tennessee whiskey
  • Scotch whisky
  • Kentucky bourbon
  • Shot glass
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

  • Add equal parts Tennessee whiskey, Scotch whisky and Kentucky bourbon.

  • Put the lid on and shake vigorously for 10 to 15 seconds.

  • Remove the lid and strain the chilled drink into a shot glass.


  • Just Shots: A Little Book of Liquid Fun; Cheryl Charming
  • The Bartender's Best Friend; Mardee Haidin Rega


  • Photo Credit Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Getty Images

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