A lot of the time when someone mentions a cherry bomb they think of the firecracker, but what they don’t know is that there’s also a delicious Cherry Bomb drink.
If you’re looking for a nice refreshing drink with a little booze in it on a hot summer day, the cherry bomb drink is just for you. This tasty cocktail combines rum, grenadine, and lime soda to create what some drink connoisseurs call perfection.
Here’s What You’re Going To Need
- Cocktail Shaker
- Cocktail Strainer
- Jigger or Shot Glass
- Lime Soda
- Cherries (Garnish)
- Lime Wedge (Garnish)
Cherry Bomb Drink Recipe
- Cocktail Shaker
- Cocktail strainer
- 1.5 oz Rum
- .5 oz Grenadine
- 2 oz Lime Soda
- Lime Wedge
- Ice Cubes
- Add the rum, grenadine, lime soda, and a couple of ice cubes to your cocktail shaker and shake for about 8 seconds.
- Pour/strain the drink over a tall glass filled with ice cubes.
- Garnish with a lime wedge and cherries.
- Enjoy your refreshing cocktail!
History Of The Cherry Bomb Cocktail
The Cherry bomb cocktail does not have much of a history. It is thought to have made its first appearance in the early 2000s, but, since there are many variations of this drink the true origin is unknown.
Recipe Notes & F.A.Q’s
Is there a different type of soda I can use?Yes, you can use any carbonated soda for this drink. but most people find the lime soda to taste the best.
What kind of rum works best in this drink?You should use a dark rum for this cocktail, but any rum will do.
My drink is too sweet, what should I do?you can add less grenadine if it is too sweet, or add more soda/rum.
Recipe Size Conversion
Do you want to make this cocktail for a party or event? We have you covered. This calculator will tell you how many millilitres you need for every ingredient. All you need to do is type the number of drinks that you would like to make in total.
Some Other Ways The Cherry Bomb Is Made
In this video, the bartender creates a simple cherry bomb, like a jager bomb but different ingredients.
In this video, the two guys create their version of the cherry bomb drink. They use vodka, tequila, light rum, pineapple juice, coconut cream, grenadine, and milk. An interesting combination.
In this bartender’s version of the cherry bomb, he uses vodka for the liquor and lights the top on fire!
In this version of the cherry bomb, the bartender creates simple cherry bomb shots that taste amazing.