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The Jägermeister German BBQ Cocktail

The Jägermeister German BBQ Cocktail

Created By: Mathias Simonis


  • 1 part Jägermeister
  • ½ part Overproof Bourbon
  • ¾ part Lemon
  • ¾ part BBQ Honey Syrup*
  • 2-3 parts Hefeweizen or Wheat Beer

Glass: Mason Jar, Red Solo Cup

Garnish: Lemon Wheel (optional beef stick or jerky)

Method: Pour 2-3 parts Hefeweizen in a mason jar. Combine all remaining ingredients in Boston Shaker and Shake with ice. Strain into a mason jar over beer. Fill with crushed ice and top with beer if necessary. Garnish. Enjoy. Repeat.

Scroll Down For Some Tips & Tricks & Get to Know Mathias.

The Jägermeister German BBQ Cocktail

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Cocktail Inspiration:

This month’s inspiration was summer BBQ. Jägermeister loves BBQ and BBQ Sauce. Chef Chris Santos created some Jägermeister BBQ sauce, and along with summer is a great time to enjoy a Hefeweizen; the idea was to create a great beer cocktail pairing Deer & Beer and summer BBQ.

Mathias Simonis
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Get To Know Mathias

Mathias Simonis hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mathias began his career in 1991 bussing tables and has worked his way to Regional Educator for West and Control states for Mast Jägermeister-US. Mathias has lived in San Francisco, Nashville, and Las Vegas, and worked some of the most notable bars in each city.

Mathias's Tips & Tricks

*BBQ honey syrup: Combine 4 parts honey, 4 parts water, 2 parts BBQ Sauce (No sugar added). Heat & stir to combine. Remove from heat and cool. Use your favorite BBQ sauce but try to stay with a brand without added sugar. You can also increase the parts of BBQ sauce if you’d prefer a little more flavor and heat.

I used a German Hefeweizen readily available for beer and tried with some local and regional craft Hefe/Wheat beers. Feel free to experiment if your favorite local craft brewery has a Hefe or Wheat beer. My favorite pairing was an Apricot Hefe from Utah!