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Whynatte Bomb
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A shot of Jägermeister dropped into a Whynatte Latte creates a Whynatte Bomb.
Type Mixed drink
Standard drinkware A pub glass and a shot glass.
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Shot Glass (Standard).svg

The Whynatte Bomb is a cocktail that is mixed by dropping a shot of Jägermeister into a glass of Whynatte Latte.[1]

The terms “depth charge” and “bomb shot” refer to cocktails that are made by dropping a shot glass filled with liquor into another drink.


Commercial preparation

The preparation of multiple Whynatte Bombs.

A Whynatte Bomb is usually sold with a can of Whynatte Latte (8 oz) or a half-can of Whynatte Latte (4 oz) poured into a pint glass and separately accompanied by Jägermeister in a shot glass. The glass of Jägermeister is then dropped into the Whynatte. Alternatively, some drinkers will pour equal amounts of Jägermeister and Whynatte into an oversized shot glass, or pub glass.


A Jäger-train is a theatric method for preparing the drinks when multiple "Bombs" have been ordered.

Glasses of the mixer are lined up, and an empty glass is placed at one end. Shot glasses of Jägermeister are then balanced on the lips of the glasses. The first shot glass (which is on the empty-glass end) is pushed over; it falls into the mixer in the next glass and — if the glasses are correctly positioned — it will simultaneously knock over the next shot glass. A domino effect will be created, causing each shot glass to fall into a glass of the mixer.

The world record for a Jäger-train is 672, set on June 22, 2008, at the Vegalou Ultra Bar in Omaha, Nebraska, made with the original Jägerbomb.


American Producer/Director, Tanya Ryno is currently in producing, a documentary film on the origins of the Whynatte Bomb phenomenon and how it led to the creation of a beverage company.

Effects on the drinker

The effects of a Whynatte Bomb are held to be different from those of other alcoholic drinks. This is attributed to the fact that the energy drink has a stimulating effect upon the central nervous system, whereas the alcohol has a depressing effect. Consequently, some of the effects of intoxication are masked.

External links


  1. ^ [ Whynatte Bomb Buzzworthy] Rolling Stone Magazine, April 2008.

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