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The "Boilermaker" cocktail is a no-nonsense, bold libation that marries the straightforward duo of beer and whiskey, creating a drink that exudes simplicity and strength. This classic combination has roots deeply embedded in the working-class traditions of blue-collar bars and represents an unpretentious approach to enjoying a good drink. The "Boilermaker" is more than just a beverage; it's a ritual, a camaraderie-inducing concoction that celebrates the marriage of a quality beer and a robust shot of whiskey. Whether sipped contemplatively or downed energetically, the "Boilermaker" embodies the essence of no-frills enjoyment and camaraderie.

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  1. Pour a pint of your chosen beer into a pint glass or beer mug.
  2. Pour a shot of whiskey into a separate shot glass.
  3. Optionally, prepare a lemon wedge for a citrusy twist.
  4. For a traditional presentation, drop the shot glass of whiskey into the pint of beer. This is commonly referred to as a "depth charge" or "bomb shot." Alternatively, you can keep them separate and take sips alternately.
  5. If desired, use the lemon wedge to cleanse your palate between sips.

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