Jägermeister & Orange Juice Cocktail Recipe

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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 16, 2024


The Jägermeister & Orange Juice cocktail is a simple yet delightful combination that brings together the herbal complexity of Jägermeister with the sweet and tangy profile of fresh orange juice. It's a drink that has gained popularity for its easy-to-like flavor and straightforward preparation.

  • Who Would Enjoy It?
    • Fans of Jägermeister looking for a refreshing twist.
    • Those who appreciate a balance of sweet and herbal notes.
    • Anyone seeking a simple cocktail with a unique flavor profile.

How Jägermeister & Orange Juice Tastes?

The cocktail offers a harmonious blend of the deep, spicy, and slightly bitter notes of Jägermeister with the bright, citrusy sweetness of orange juice. It's a medium-bodied drink that's both invigorating and comforting, with a taste that's bold without being overpowering.

Interesting facts about Jägermeister & Orange Juice

  • Jägermeister is made from 56 different herbs, fruits, roots, and spices.
  • This cocktail can be served as a brunch drink, similar to a mimosa.
  • Jägermeister was originally developed as a digestif and a cough remedy.



2 oz of this herbal liqueur adds a complex, spiced flavor profile. If you're feeling daring, swap it for a spiced rum to add a pirate twist to your sip!

Alex Green

Orange Juice

4 oz is the perfect amount to sweeten the deal and bring some citrusy sunshine to the party. Too much? You'll drown out the Jäger. Too little? The Jäger will overpower you. Balance is key, just like in a good comedy act.

Mary Mitkina


Cubes keep it cool and refreshing. Skip the ice, and you might be mistaken for drinking a medieval potion—warm and weird.

Emma Rose

Recipe. How to make Jägermeister & Orange Juice Drink

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice cubes nearly to the top.
  2. Measure 2 oz of Jägermeister using a jigger.
  3. Pour the Jägermeister over the ice in the glass.
  4. Top with 4 oz of fresh orange juice.
  5. Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
  6. Optionally, garnish with an orange slice or a twist.

Pro Tips

  • Always use fresh orange juice if possible for the best flavor.
  • Serve immediately after mixing to enjoy the effervescence and freshness.
  • Adjust the ratio of Jägermeister to orange juice to suit your taste preference.

Perfect Pairings


  • Grilled Meats: The robust flavors of Jägermeister go well with grilled steak or sausages.
  • German Cuisine: Try it with schnitzel or pretzels for an authentic pairing experience.
  • Spicy Foods: The sweetness of the orange juice can help balance spicier dishes.
  • Charcuterie: A selection of cured meats and cheeses would complement the herbaceous notes of the Jägermeister.


  • Coffee: A cup of strong coffee can be a great follow-up to this cocktail.
  • Dark Beer: A nice stout or porter can pick up on the herb and spice notes in the Jägermeister.

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What you could change in Jägermeister & Orange Juice

  • Jägermeister: Can be substituted with another herbal liqueur, such as Underberg or Fernet-Branca, for a different herbal profile.
  • Orange Juice: Freshly squeezed is preferred, but a high-quality store-bought orange juice can be used in a pinch.

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And of course - twists🍹

Jäger Monster Mule

  • Replace orange juice with ginger beer and add a splash of lime. It'll kick like a mule with a spiced, tangy twist.

Dark Deer

  • Mix equal parts of Jägermeister and cold brew coffee, top with orange juice. It's like finding a deer in a coffee shop—unexpected but delightfully intriguing.

Forest Fizz

  • Add a splash of club soda to the original recipe. It'll make your drink fizz and dance like a forest sprite on a sunny day.

In case you forgot basics how to make Jägermeister & Orange Juice

Insert the spoon into the glass until it touches the bottom. Keep the back of the spoon against the inside wall of the glass, and stir in a smooth, circular motion. The goal is to swirl the ice and ingredients together without churning or splashing.

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Garnishing a bar drink depends on the type of garnish and the cocktail. Generally, it involves preparing the garnish (like cutting a citrus wheel or picking a sprig of mint), and then adding it to the drink in a visually appealing way (like perching it on the rim or floating it on top).

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Frequently Asked Questions on Jägermeister & Orange Juice

Can I use a different type of juice if I don't like orange?

Yes, you can experiment with different types of juice such as pineapple, cranberry, or apple juice. The taste will differ, but the cocktail can still be enjoyable.

What is Jägermeister made of?

Jägermeister is a German herbal liqueur made from 56 different herbs, fruits, roots, and spices. It is known for its distinctive complex flavor.

Is this cocktail suitable for vegan drinkers?

Yes, as the ingredients listed (Jägermeister and orange juice) are vegan-friendly, this cocktail can be suitable for vegans. However, some vegans may want to confirm that the particular brand of Jägermeister or orange juice they are using doesn't contain any animal-derived ingredients.

How should I store Jägermeister?

Jägermeister should be stored in a cool, dark place. It can also be refrigerated or kept in a freezer. Chilling it can make it more viscous and mellow out the alcohol's warmth.

Can this cocktail be batched for a party?

Yes, the Jägermeister & Orange Juice cocktail can be prepared in large quantities in advance. Keep the ratio the same and store it in a pitcher or a drink dispenser. Serve over ice to ensure it's chilled.

How can I garnish the Jägermeister & Orange Juice cocktail?

Beyond the suggested orange slice or twist, you could also add a sprig of fresh mint or a rim of sugar on the glass for additional style and flavor.

Is this cocktail gluten-free?

Jägermeister is considered gluten-free, as is orange juice, making the cocktail suitable for those with gluten intolerance. Nonetheless, it's always best to check with the manufacturer if you're highly sensitive to gluten.

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