The Jameson Pickleback
a shot of Jameson, followed by a shot of pickle juice
At our bartender’s suggestion, my friend tried the tequila pickleback; he loved the tequila shot but didn’t finish his pickle juice shot (the “back”). Internet lore has it that the pickleback originated in 2006 with a lady asking for some pickle juice that was behind a bar in Brooklyn. And so the Jameson Pickleback was born. The Union Park owners had the shot in Austin—where it’s all the rage—and it can be yours for $8.