9 Jägermeister Cocktail Recipes Worth Your Time – Jager Drinks

9 Jagermeister Cocktails You Must Try

If you think that you’re too old to drink Jägermeister or that it is only good consumed as an ice-cold shot, think again. Clearly, you’ve never tried a good Jägermeister cocktail before. I promise I’m not judging you, because up until recently I never thought it was possible to have a good Jäger drink. I too believed that Jägermeister could only be enjoyed as a shot. Boy, was I wrong!

After much experimenting and a bit of guidance from a few talented mixologists, I’m happy to say that I’ve had some remarkable Jägermeister cocktails. Below you will find 9 great Jägermeister cocktail recipes worth trying. Perhaps these recipes will change your mind about the German digestif and its highly coveted 56 herbs and spices.

Jägermeister Cocktail Recipes

Jägermeister Cut - Jager cocktail recipes

1. Jägermeister Cut

It’s like Germany is hugging America. Combining the best of both worlds, you’re sure to be in for a wild night. It’s the closest to a Jägermeister Cocktail you’ll get in shot form.

Ingredients:

  • 0.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 0.5FL oz. bourbon
  • Lemon zest

Directions: Grab your favorite shot glass and add one part Jägermeister and one part bourbon. Squeeze a lemon peel over it and garnish.

Taste notes: Herbal, aromatic, with notes of vanilla.


Kaffee - Jagermeister coffee recipe

2. Kaffee

Two powerful shots in one. You’re going to need the caffeine boost to get through the evening’s activities.

Ingredients:

  • 0.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 2FL oz. Cold brew coffee
  • Ground coffee

Directions: Prepare your cold brew coffee in advance. Pour one part Jägermeister and one part cold brew coffee into a shaker. Give it a shake and pour into an espresso cup. Sprinkle ground coffee over the top and enjoy.

Taste notes: Herbal, fresh, and bitter with hints of licorice.


Hunter's Tea - Jagermeister cocktail recipes

3. Hunter’s Tea

Who would have thought of combining tea with Jager? The Germans, that’s who. You’re going to want to make a pitcher of this stuff.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 1.5FL oz. Black tea
  • 0.7FL oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.5FL oz. Maple Syrup
  • Lemon zest
  • Ice cubes

Directions: Pour all of the above ingredients into a rocks glass, add ice, and stir together to chill. Finish off your cocktail with a little zest on top and say, “cheers!”

Taste notes: Highlights all aspects of Jägermeister’s aroma and versatility.


Purple Stag - Jagermeister cocktail recipes

4. Purple Stag

When Jägermeister meets berries and sun meets the horizon, you’ll meet our juiciest drink yet. It’s tasty and perfect for summertime sipping.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 0.75FL oz. Berry tea
  • 0.75FL oz. Lemon juice
  • 0.5FL oz. Blackberry Jam
  • Blackberries
  • Icing sugar
  • Ice cubes

Directions: Put blackberries and jam into a shaker and stir gently. Add all other liquids and shake it up. Double strain over ice into your rocks glass and top with a bit of icing sugar. Boom! Now enjoy that sucker.

Taste notes: Sweet, fresh with tartness.


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9 Jagermeister Cocktail Recipes Worth Your Time


Count Mast - Jagermeister cocktail recipes

5. Jägermeister Count Mast

Impress your fancy friends with the Count Mast cocktail. It will elevate any party and shock those who poo-poo the thought of drinking Jager.

Ingredients:

  • 1FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 1FL oz. Gin
  • 1FL oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • Lemon zest

Directions: Add Jägermeister, gin, sweet vermouth, and ice into a mixing glass. Stir and pour into a chilled Coupette glass. Add lemon zest for a little extra pizazz. There you have it, friends; the fanciest Jägermeister cocktail the world has ever seen.

Taste notes: Herbal aromatic, less bitterness, herbaceous notes.


Jagermeister Old Fashioned - Jagermeister cocktail recipes

6. Jägermeister Old Fashioned

A fantastic twist to a tradition. Add a German touch to discover a well-kept secret side to this timeless classic.

Ingredients:

  • 0.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 1.5FL oz. Rye whiskey
  • 0.5FL oz. Maple syrup
  • Cocktail Bitters
  • Orange zest

Directions: Pour Jager and whiskey over ice in a rocks glass. Add maple syrup and a dash of cocktail bitters. Stir it up nice and good. Then garnish with orange zest, because we fancy like that.

Taste notes: Prominent whiskey notes, underlined herbal notes with light bitterness and tangible sweetness


Jägermeister Mule recipe - Jagermeister cocktails

7. Jägermeister Mule

Why should vodka get all the fun? Allow Jager’s 56 herbs and spices to add a kick to your favorite mule cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 1FL oz. Jägermeister
  • Ginger beer
  • Cucumber
  • Lime wedges
  • Ice cubes

Directions: Muddle the lime wedges at the bottom of your high ball glass. Add ice cubes, Jägermeister and ginger beer in that order. Stir everything together and add cucumber to garnish.


Naughty German - Jagermeister cocktail recipes

8. Naughty German

I mean.. the title pretty much sums this one up.

Ingredients:

  • 1.25FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 0.5FL oz. Gomme
  • 0.5FL oz. Crème de cassis
  • 0.5FL oz. Lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • ice cubes

Directions: Add all of the liquid ingredients to a cocktail mixer, shake it, and pour into a coupette glass. Don’t forget the lemon zest.

Taste notes: Fruity, citrus, fresh with some tartness.


Deer and Beer

9. Deer & Beer

You guessed it: a respectful nod to Jager’s precious Deutsch heritage. It doesn’t get much more German than this.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5FL oz. Jägermeister
  • 11FL oz. Beer

Directions: Easy. Pour the ice-cold Jägermeister into a shot glass. Pour your favorite beer into an ice-cold beer glass. Say “PROST!” and enjoy!

Taste notes: German, very German.

I hope you enjoyed this list of cocktails and much as I do. Please don’t hesitate to share your favorite Jägermeister cocktail in the comments below. We would love to expand this list even further with a few of your favorites!

Joe Miragliotta is a caffeine addict, social media freak and a tech junkie. When first creating JoesDaily.com the concept was small; Post diary-like content to share with the world of all things he was into. Now it's grown to be much more than that. You'll find travel, food & drink, design, tech, entertainment and more!

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