How do you drink a Jager Bomb?

Answered by Randy McIntyre

To properly drink a Jager Bomb, you’ll need a shot glass, a highball glass, Jägermeister, and a can of Red Bull. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to enjoy this popular party shot:

1. Gather your ingredients: Start by making sure you have a shot glass and a highball glass ready. You’ll need a 1.5-ounce shot of Jägermeister and half of an 8.4-ounce can of Red Bull. It’s important to use these specific measurements to get the classic Jager Bomb taste.

2. Pour the Jägermeister: Fill the shot glass with the 1.5-ounce shot of Jägermeister. You can use a measuring tool or simply eyeball the amount if you’re comfortable with it. Jägermeister is a dark herbal liqueur with a unique taste, so it’s essential to use the right amount to balance the flavors.

3. Prepare the Red Bull: Open the can of Red Bull and pour half of it into the highball glass. You can either carefully eyeball the amount or use a measuring cup to ensure you have approximately 4.2 ounces of Red Bull in the glass. Red Bull is an energy drink that gives the Jager Bomb its signature boost.

4. Drop the shot into the glass: Hold the shot glass of Jägermeister above the highball glass of Red Bull. Carefully drop the shot glass into the glass of Red Bull. The Jägermeister shot will sink to the bottom of the glass, creating a visually appealing effect.

5. Drink and enjoy: Once you’ve dropped the shot into the glass, it’s time to drink the Jager Bomb! Grab the highball glass and quickly consume the contents before the Jägermeister and Red Bull mix together. The combination of the herbal liqueur and energy drink creates a unique flavor that is both sweet and slightly bitter.

It’s important to note that drinking responsibly is always key. Pace yourself and be mindful of your alcohol consumption. Jager Bombs can be quite potent due to the combination of Jägermeister and Red Bull, so it’s best to enjoy them in moderation.

Remember, the Jager Bomb is a popular party shot, but it may not be everyone’s cup of tea. If you’re not a fan of energy drinks or the taste of Jägermeister, there are plenty of other delicious cocktails and shots to try. Experiment with different flavors and find what suits your preferences.

Ultimately, the most important thing is to have fun and enjoy your drink responsibly. Cheers!