Try at your own risk. This is only a demonstration video. Me setting a vodka shot on fire and watching how neat. Carefully layer this shot with Kahlua on the bottom, Bailey's in the full with amaretto and top it off with enough proof rum to make it burn. One of the web's largest collections of Flaming shot recipes, with a list of the most popular drink recipes in this section. Burnig shot to set a drink on fire Alcohol itself is flammable, so any alcoholic beverage will burn provided the alcohol content is high. How to Make America's Original Flaming Cocktail". The alcohol may be an integral part of the drink, or it may be floated as a thin layer across the top of the drink. Then add a drop or two of and light it! Light the Cointreau and swirl the glass until the sides are warm.