What is Vegas Bomb, and How do you Make it?

Vegas Bomb

The Vegas bomb recipe did not adhere to the saying “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” The tasteful alcoholic beverage has taken over like a storm, and it’s hardly ten years old. In this article, we’ll tell you exactly what this party beverage is and how to make its best version.

What is the Vegas Bomb?

Before we get into the details of the Vegas bomb, for those who are yet to enter the partying world, it’s important to know what a “bomb” shot is. A bomb shot, also known as drop shot, is a small-big drink combination that is gulped down.

The beverage is believed to have originated from either a party experiment by over-enthusiastic friends or some innovative bartenders. However, whatever originating means, the partying world was blessed with perhaps the most loved bomb-shot drink. 

The drink’s name isn’t random either. Legend has it that the inspiration was taken from nuclear tests of the 1950s near the city.

What’s the difference between a Vegas bomb and a regular Bomb Shot?

Do you know that weird face people make after drinking a shot as if a bee stung them? That’s because bomb shots are taken for the kicks of the booze and taste awful. The awful taste also keeps people from drinking too much, and though that’s favorable for the health, the party spirit doesn’t seem to agree. 

This is exactly where the Vegas bomb filled the void. Its debut swept people off their feet. Finally, a shot beverage was made that didn’t just come with a nice kick but was also as tasteful an alcoholic beverage could get. 

The only drawback is that the excellent taste makes people ignore the shots count, and they get drunker than they should. But that’s their party friends’ concern. The alcohol enthusiasts also have a consensus over the fact this drink will keep you conscious even if you gulp loads of it – the science isn’t definitive; it’s just how it is. 

However, we recommend taking your designated driver friend along because it’s highly probable that you would get carried away.

Note: We, in no way, support or promote drunk driving!

How to make a Vegas Bomb?

Vegas Bomb

Enough crushing on the mighty drink. We’d hate to invoke your alcohol craving any further, so let’s get down to business and take you through the super easy Vegas bomb recipe. 

The Taste

Vegas bomb shot is a booze, Red Bull, and sweet liquor glass combo. The idea was that sweetness will cover the tangy energy drink taste, and you’ll be up for gulping down as many shots as you can. 

The beverage is a heavenly balance of sweetness, alcoholic tang, and the sizzling jolts of the energy drink. It is good enough to disregard the effects of too much alcohol, which is great news for the bartenders as it keeps the cash register rolling. 

vegas bomb shot recipe

Making a Vegas bomb shot is neither rocket science or a Gordon Ramsey recipe where you’d have chances of screwing things up. It’s as simple as a drink could get, and it doesn’t even take much.

Here is what you’ll need to make a perfect vegas bomb:

  • A regular glass
  • A shot glass

That is all you need in terms of the equipment. Now let’s talk vegas bomb recipe:

  • 5ml Crown Royal – the blended Canadian Whiskey.
  • 10ml Peach Schnapps
  • Red Bull or some other energy drink – the original uses Red Bull. 
  • Cranberry Juice (Optional)

Once you’ve gathered all these, just follow these simple steps, and you’ll have an unforgettable party night.

  • Step 1: Put even proportions of Malibu and Crown Royal in the shot glass. 
  • Step 2: Pour in the Peach Schnapps, leaving a little space for the cranberry juice. 
  • Step 3: Fill the remaining space with hints of cranberry juice. 
  • Step 4: Fill half the bigger glass with Red Bull.
  • Step 5: Put the shot glass in the energy drink. 
  • Step 6: Gulp down all of it, looking cool, of course!

Open to Experimentation?

Vegas Bomb Shot is not short of variations. Some people just present a totally different drink calling it the vegas bomb just because it’s so popular. But once you’ve had the original, you’ll be able to tell the difference on the first shot.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t experiment with the drink. There are a lot of wonderful variations blessing the taste buds of party people because people dared to try something new. Who knows? Maybe you’ll be the founder of the next big drink.  

Concluding this, we will leave a treat for our non-alcoholic readers as well. You can enjoy the alcohol-free version, the mock Vegas bomb cocktail shot. Just replace the alcohol with peach juice and cranberry juice splash.

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