I'm throwing a party with themed drinks, and one is a shot topped with 151, and set on fire.

I'll need to serve about 15 at a time, and don't own that many shot glasses. Is there any disposable shot glass that can be safely held at about 130 °F or 66 °C (the only actual number I found online, but probably not too precise) for less than a minute? What plastic number (the recycling number) should I look for?

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    BTW, drinking a flaming shot is a sure fire (pun intended) way to go to the hospital medicaldaily.com/… Nov 30 '17 at 17:32
  • thanks, farmersteve; I've already read about extinguishing shots before drinking them. I need help in choosing affordable barware. Nov 30 '17 at 17:33
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    BTW, you'll never find a plastic shot glass that won't melt. Good luck with that. Nov 30 '17 at 23:21
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    Fair warning: the flame produced by burning alcohol can be almost invisible, particularly with high-ABV drinks that have a low sugar content. You could easily mistake a shot glass for having gone out when it is still very much alight!
    – Polynomial
    Dec 10 '17 at 2:51

Plastic will melt really quickly. Glass might even shatter if it's not the proper type. You need something made out of Pyrex (or similar type glass). I couldn't find Pyrex shot glasses, but they do make 100ml beakers that might serve your purpose!

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  • These would be great if you had a themed party: Scientists, doctors and nurses etc... Jan 19 '18 at 16:18
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    You probably don't need pyrex if it's only for less than a minute, as it's not long enough for the glass to heat up!
    – Gamora
    Jun 25 '19 at 16:57

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