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Eight beer-and-shot combos under $8

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Christina Izzo

It's hump day and if you're like us, you might need a little liquid pick-me-up to fuel the rest of your workweek. That's where beer-and-shot combos come in—we've rounded up some of the cheapest pairings around town, each for under a Hamilton. 

This Chinatown dive knows its clientele well, devoting a portion of its menu to beer-and-shot specials including a Miller High Life with well whiskey or a Modelo with tequila ($6). 

BillyMark’s West
Your best bet at this lively Chelsea haunt is the $8 beer-and-shot combo, where the beer (usually a High Life) is in bottles and the shots are poured with a heavy hand. 

When a bar's name is inspired by beer and whiskey shot combos, it better live up to it. This East Village corner spot delivers, serving any of its canned or bottled beers ($4–$5) with a $3 shot of Heaven Hill Gold Bourbon.

Iron Horse
Drinkers at the Financial District stalwart have a choice of beer-and-shot duos: first, choose your suds (Rolling Rock, Natural Light, Genesee or PBR) and then your slug (Evan Williams Whiskey, Casa Noble Tequila, Crystal Head Vodka) for $7. 

Swing by this Fort Greene catch-all during happy hour (weekdays from 3pm to 7pm) for a drinker's-choice special of one beer and one shot for $6. 

Boulevard Tavern
Deep in Greenpoint, this bohemian bar keeps the deal simple: one Jack Daniel’s shot and one bottle of Bud for $6, after midnight on weeknights and all weekend long. 

Drop in during daily happy hour (from noon to 8pm) to this Williamsburg watering hole for the cheapest meal in town: a $5 beer and shot to wash down for-a-buck personal pizzas. 

The curated beer-and-shot selection at the Midwest-themed bar includes a Powers with Brooklyn Brine pickleback for $5 or a Tecate with tequila for $6. 

Written by Alyssa Haak 

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