Batman Bomb Cocktail Recipe

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Alcohol %:20%

Created by

Nic Polotnianko

I fell in love with the art of mixology 6 years ago. Since then, I've honed my skills, crafting a myriad of cocktail recipes, and sharing my passion with other enthusiasts.

Last Updated: January 7, 2024


The Batman Bomb is a fun and exciting cocktail that packs a punch. It's a favorite among those who enjoy a bit of adventure in their drinks. The Batman Bomb is a layered shot that combines the sweet and creamy flavors of Bailey's and Butterscotch Schnapps with the herbal notes of Jägermeister, all dropped into a glass of spiced rum and cola. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a bit of theatrics with their drinks and are fans of the Dark Knight himself.

How Batman Bomb Tastes?

The Batman Bomb is a complex cocktail with a variety of flavors. It starts off sweet and creamy from the Bailey's and Butterscotch Schnapps, then transitions into the herbal and slightly bitter taste of Jägermeister. The spiced rum and cola add a refreshing and spicy kick to the drink, making it a truly unique experience.

Interesting facts about Batman Bomb

  • The Batman Bomb is named after the iconic comic book character, Batman.
  • This cocktail is also known as a 'bomb shot', which is a type of cocktail that involves dropping a shot glass filled with certain spirits into a larger glass filled with another beverage.
  • Despite its name, the Batman Bomb has no official connection to DC Comics or the Batman franchise.


Spiced Rum

Spiced rum adds a warm, complex base with notes of vanilla, cinnamon, and other spices. It's the foundation of this heroic cocktail—1.5 oz delivers just enough kick without overpowering the other ingredients. If you skimp on it, you'll lose the backbone of your drink. Feel daring? Swap it out for a dark rum for an even deeper flavor.

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The cola serves as a mixer, adding sweetness and carbonation, making the drink more palatable and diluting the alcohol. It's like Robin to your Batman; without this trusty sidekick, the drink might feel too strong and less refreshing. Stick to 3 oz to maintain balance.

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0.5 oz of Bailey's Irish Cream gives a smooth, creamy texture with chocolate and cream notes, adding a layer of richness to the drink. Too much though, and your drink becomes a heavy Gotham night. If you're out of Bailey's, a similar cream liqueur will do in a pinch.

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Jägermeister brings an herbal complexity with its 56 herbs and spices. It's mysterious, just like the Dark Knight, and at 0.5 oz, it provides depth without overwhelming. Omit Jäger, and you omit a piece of the puzzle. An alternative could be an herbal bitter like Fernet for a different kind of punch.

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Butterscotch Schnapps

This is your sweet, velvety finish—like Alfred's nurturing nature. At 0.5 oz, it's enough to notice but not enough to take over. If you forget the butterscotch, the drink loses its smooth edge. A caramel liqueur could be a similar stand-in, though a tad less buttery.

Emma Rose

Recipe. How to make Batman Bomb Drink

  1. Pour the spiced rum into a large glass.
  2. Add the cola to the glass.
  3. In a separate shot glass, combine the Bailey's, Jägermeister, and Butterscotch Schnapps.
  4. Drop the shot glass into the spiced rum and cola.
  5. Enjoy your Batman Bomb!

Pro Tips

  • Make sure to drop the shot glass from a low height to avoid splashing.
  • Serve this drink quickly after preparing it to enjoy the layered effect.
  • You can garnish the drink with a slice of lime or a cherry for an extra touch.

Perfect Pairings

Food Pairings

  • Barbecue: The smoky flavors of barbecue ribs or pulled pork complement the warm spices in the rum and the sweetness from the butterscotch schnapps.
  • Burgers: A juicy cheeseburger can stand up to the bold flavors in the Batman Bomb, especially when matched with crispy bacon.
  • Dark Chocolate: For a dessert pairing, the rich notes of dark chocolate will resonate with the layers of complex flavors from the Jägermeister and Bailey's.

Drink Pairings

  • Coffee: Enjoy a cup of black coffee alongside the Batman Bomb to have a contrasting drink that cleanses the palate between sips.
  • Water: It's always good to stay hydrated, especially when enjoying cocktails. Water is the best choice to help pace your drinking.

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What you could change in Batman Bomb

  • Spiced Rum: You can substitute with any dark rum if you don't have spiced rum.
  • Bailey's: If you don't have Bailey's, you can use any Irish cream liqueur.
  • Jägermeister: If you don't have Jägermeister, you can use any herbal liqueur.
  • Butterscotch Schnapps: If you don't have Butterscotch Schnapps, you can use any butterscotch-flavored liqueur.

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Gotham's Midnight

Use black vodka instead of spiced rum for a darker, more intense appearance, reflecting the mysterious hours of Gotham City. The flavor becomes a bit more neutral, allowing the herbal notes to stand out.

The Riddler's Ruse

Swap cola for ginger beer and add a splash of lime juice for a spicier, tangier version that will puzzle and intrigue your taste buds, just as the Riddler would with his mind games.

The Joker's Trick

Introduce a splash of grenadine and swap butterscotch schnapps for banana liqueur. The result is a playful, fruitier concoction with a hint of mischief—perfect for throwing Batman off the scent.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Batman Bomb

Can I set up Batman Bomb as a signature drink for a party?


Will the drink taste the same if I substitute peach schnapps with another fruity liqueur?

The taste of the drink will change subtly depending on the flavor of the liqueur you use. Peach schnapps gives a sweet, fruity profile while something like raspberry or strawberry liqueur will alter the taste.

How many Batman Bombs can I serve from a standard 750ml bottle of vodka?

Based on a 1oz serving size, you can make approximately 25 Batman Bombs from a 750ml bottle of vodka.

Does the Batman Bomb have seasonal variations?

While the Batman Bomb cocktail can be enjoyed year-round, its fruity contents make it especially enjoyable during warmer weather. For colder seasons, you may consider adding a warm element like spiced rum for an exciting twist.

Can I use diet energy drinks in the Batman Bomb?

Yes, you can use diet energy drinks. Just keep in mind if the energy drink is sweetened, the overall sweetness of the drink might reduce a bit.

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