How to Make Cherry Bomb Shots

by Kate Bradley

Start to Finish: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Difficulty Level: Easy

A cherry bomb is a type of shot -- bomb shots consist of a shot of liquor, usually flavored, dropped into a glass of chaser, such as cola, juice or beer, and consumed all at once. Use a highball glass and a shot glass to make the cherry bomb.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of cherry-flavored vodka
  • 3 ounces of your favorite energy drink
  • 1 splash of grenadine¬†
Step 1

Combine your chosen energy drink and the splash of grenadine in the highball glass. The grenadine is intended only to add color and a very small amount of flavor, so add it sparingly.

Step 2

Pour the cherry-flavored vodka into a shot glass.

Step 3

Carefully drop the vodka-filled shot glass into the highball glass. The shot glass will displace the energy drink-grenadine mix, causing all three liquids to combine.

Tips

  • Wait a few seconds after dropping the bomb to allow the flavors to mix.

Warnings

  • Drop the shot glass directly into the center of the highball glass to minimize spilling and avoid breaking the glasses.

    Drink responsibly and limit the amount of alcohol you consume. Shots deliver alcohol to the body in one quick burst, and the effect can take a while to manifest.

About the Author

Kate Bradley began writing professionally in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in international studies and a minor in German from Berry College in Rome, Ga; TEFL/TESOL certification from ITC International in Prague; and a Master of Arts in integrated global communication from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Ga.