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Jager Bomb

The Jager Bomb is an electrifying concoction that brings together the warmth of Jagermeister with the invigorating buzz of Red Bull. This iconic drink is celebrated for its unique combination of flavors, creating a harmonious balance between the herbal complexity of Jagermeister and the energizing sweetness of Red Bull. 

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When the shot glass, brimming with Jagermeister, collides with the effervescent Red Bull in a pint glass, it creates a thrilling visual spectacle and an even more exhilarating taste experience. The Jager Bomb is not just a drink; it’s an adventure for your taste buds, a fusion of intense flavors that dance on your palate, leaving you craving for more. Explore the world of Jager Bomb and embark on a journey that will tantalize your senses and elevate your drinking experience to new heights.


The Jager Bomb is a famous party drink, but where did it originate? The origins of this cocktail are murky, but it is believed that the first Jager Bomb was poured in the late 1990s, likely at a bar in Lake Tahoe. 

While it’s not clear when this modern shot was created, it quickly became famous and is well known today in bars around the world. 

How to Make It

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Jager Bomb

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Shots & Shooters
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jager Bomb Shot
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner


  • Fill ⅓ of a pint glass with Red Bull.
  • Fill a shot glass with Jagermeister.
  • Drop the shot glass into the pint glass.
  • Chug the entire concoction in one go.


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Irish Bomb

Elevate your Jager Bomb experience by replacing Red Bull with velvety Guinness beer. This addition brings a rich, stout-infused twist, enhancing the drink with deep, roasted flavors and a creamy texture.

Jager Monster

For an exhilarating kick, combine Jagermeister with Monster energy drink. This fusion not only delivers the classic Jager Bomb thrill but also packs an extra punch of caffeine, ensuring you stay energized and enthralled all night long.

Cherry Bomb

Add a splash of cherry liqueur to the mix, transforming your Jager Bomb into a tantalizing blend of herbal complexity and fruity vibrancy. The subtle sweetness of cherry complements the Jagermeister, creating a delightful and colorful concoction.

Blue Bomb

Dazzle your senses with the visually striking Blue Bomb. Substitute Red Bull with Blue Curacao, infusing the drink with a vibrant blue hue. This eye-catching variation not only captures attention but also offers a refreshing twist, balancing the citrusy notes of Blue Curacao with the herbal warmth of Jagermeister.

Jagerita Bomb

Experience the zesty fusion of a Margarita with the classic Jager Bomb. Infuse the drink with the goodness of Margarita mix, adding a burst of citrusy tang to the herbal depths of Jagermeister. This lively combination offers a delightful contrast, creating a Jager Bomb with a Margarita-inspired twist.

Jager Ginger Bomb

Spice up your Jager Bomb adventure by combining Jagermeister with ginger beer. This bold and refreshing variation marries the herbal complexity of Jagermeister with the fiery kick of ginger, resulting in a drink that tingles your taste buds with every sip. 

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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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