What is Jagermeister?
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Jagermeister is a German digestif that was initially inspired by German hunters, including the story of Saint Hubertus. The name translates to master hunter or master of the hunt. The black bottle has a red label with a deer on the front.
Digestifs are usually categorized by having lower ABV volume and having infusions of spices, herbs, and other additions. They are meant to aid digestion. It has 56 herbs and spices, with an alcohol volume of 35 percent. It reminds us a little of Bénédictine.
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Cocktails made with grapefruit juice are very popular. Some of our favorites are a Paloma, a frozen Paloma, a grapefruit martini, or Salty Dog. Grapefruit juice has a sweet and tart flavor to it as well as beautiful pink color, making it perfect for cocktails.
It’s no surprise that grapefruit complements the botanicals in Jagermeister, creating a refreshing drink that’s incredibly easy to make. Here’s what you’ll need:
How to Make a Jagermeister Cocktail
You’ll need a cocktail shaker and cocktail jigger to make this.
Simple Syrup – We have a guide to making simple syrup. It’s very easy and takes just a few minutes.
Not only is making a cocktail with Jagermeister is easy, it only takes a minute to whip up!
First, fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Next, add all of the ingredients into the shaker.
Shake for 20 seconds, then strain into a glass filled with ice.
Lastly, garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
What mixes good with Jagermeister?
If you’re not a fan of grapefruit juice, there are a few variations you can do that will mix well with Jagermeister.
Orange Juice – Replace the grapefruit juice with orange juice.
Ginger Ale – Is also really good mixed with Jagermeister.
Lemon-lime Soda – Replace grapefruit with lemon-lime flavored soda for a fizzy and refreshing cocktail.
Use 100% grapefruit juice for this cocktail. We recommend organic grapefruit juice.
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And above all, we hope you enjoy this drink as much as well do.
- 2 ounces Jagermeister
- 2 ounces grapefruit juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Add all of the ingredients into the shaker.
- Shake for 20 seconds, then strain into a glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.