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These Upgraded Shot Recipes Aren't the Shooters of Your Youth

Justina Huddleston is an editor and the head writer for TDmonthly Magazine. She has been a freelance writer for several years, though her real passion is cooking. You can see the recipes she creates on her vegan food blog, A Life of Litt...

Your days of staying out until dawn might be over, but you can still take a shot every now & then

Something weird happens when you turn about 28 or 29. Suddenly, staying out partying until the wee hours of the morning sounds more like a living nightmare rather than a blasty-blast, and you'd much rather hole up drinking some Sleepytime tea on the couch with Netflix at least one night out of the weekend. It's not necessarily a bad thing. Drinking at bars can get expensive really quickly, and it's safe to say that your liver is also grateful for the reprieve.

But that doesn't mean that you give up partying for good once you hit 30. Nope, we'd just much rather chill at home with some friends and a couple of drinks. And if there's a special occasion that calls for you to get your swerve on, it's actually really easy to shake up some club-style shooters at home for you and your buddies that won't leave you with bar-tab remorse the next morning.

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Whether you take your shots fruity or prefer something that will put a little hair on your chest, there's a shot here for everyone. Just remember to drink responsibly!

More: The Queen of England Drinks 4 Cocktails a Day, & We Are So Here for It

Your days of staying out until dawn might be over, but you can still take a shot every now & then

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Originally published July 2015. Updated August 2017.

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