Hot Shot day

hot shot day 26 november

What’s exactly the Hot Shot day you might be wondering? Well, on November 26 we will celebrate this delicious good looking drink and the history of it across the globe. We will have many bars joining, mainly in the Nordic countries for this first edition.


Overnight, in the 1980s, the Galliano Hot Shot made its first appearance as the undisputed choice of a heart-warming drink. 15 ml Anisette was replaced with Galliano in Bosse Bergström’s entry shot for the Coffee Drink Competition in the Swedish mountains. He carefully poured on top of the Galliano liqueur hot filter brewed coffee and again on top of the coffee whipped cream. Galliano Hot Shot became so popular that to this day, many Northerners claim that the Galliano brand had to open a distillery in the middle of the Swedish forest to meet the demand!


 Want to meet the Legend? The great inventor Bosse Bergström, will be pouring some original Hot Shots at Tjoget, Stockholm, at the first edition of Galliano’s Hot Shot day.


Call some of your friends to get together. Meet them at your local bar, and order a Hot Shot. Raise your glasses and toast a Happy Hot Shot Day!! For god’s sake, do not forget the song (Koka kaffe, vispa grädde, Hot Shot, Hot Shot, Hot Shot.  English version? Brew the coffee, whip the cream, Hot Shot Hot Shot Hot Shot. That’s the reason you should learn the song in Swedish). Feel free to use #HotShotDay if you want to post on social media.

All participating bars will of course first and foremost offer Hot Shots. You can also expect seeing Hot Shot trees with bottle sparklers on them, you will be able to listen to Hot Shot themed music (Italo disco mixed with POP), and most importantly you will be able to EXPERIENCE the Hot Shot celebration moment at midnight!

The question is not to join or not to join. The question is what you will you be wearing so it fits the gold, black and white colors of the GALLIANO HOT SHOT!


Now where to go and have the best Hot Shot Day experience. Here you go, pick your favorite top venue for a Hot Shot toast:

Tjoget, Brasserie Stadsparken, Cirkus, Hamnmagasinet, Gustav Grill & Bar, Calle P, Jacqueline’s, Haymarket, L’Angolo, Le Hibou, Pharmarium, Sophie’s, Lokal Izakaya, Skybar, Kasai, Mr. French, Downtown Camper, Art, Glashuset, Röda Huset, Bar Bruno, Zamenhof, Barabicu, MJ’s, El Sotano, Mello Yello & Boca.

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About the Author

Marcin Cebula is the Nordic Galliano Ambassador. He loves this industry so much that it literally shines through. A true all – rounder who is a world championship flair bartending judge, expert on neurogastronomy and a geek passionate about new experiences and techniques. His life motto: “Always remember that you are absolutely unique…just like everyone else”.