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Fire truck

A Fire Truck is a well-known Danish drink that combines Jägermeister and red soda with plenty of ice cubes. It's incredibly easy to make, so you don't need to be a professional bartender to enjoy it. The drink is a festive drink with its beautiful red color, but beware, it can be strong, even if it tastes mild.

The fire engine drink is a simple and popular classic from the 80s that is still loved to this day. You can easily find all the ingredients at any convenience store or even at your local kiosk if you're faced with a thirsty party. The drink steps in as a savior and quenches your thirst. It has a sweet and slightly bitter taste, where the sweet red soda harmonizes with the spicy licorice and bitterness from The Jägermeister.

Fire truck recipe

A Brandbil drink is a simple combination of the herbal taste of Jägermeister and the sweetness of red soda. It is easy to make and is ideal for a festive evening. You can adjust the amount of the ingredients according to your own taste and preferences.


  • 4cl Jägermeister
  • 12cl Red soda

An easy fire engine drink

5 tips for the perfect fire engine drink

  1. Temperature and ice: Make sure all ingredients are well chilled and use plenty of ice cubes in the glass. It provides a refreshing and cool experience.
  2. Ratio of ingredients: Adjust the ratio of Jägermeister to red soda to your own taste. If you prefer a stronger taste of Jägermeister, you can add a little more, but be careful as it can make the drink very strong.
  3. Serving: Use a tall glass or a highball glass to serve your Brandbil drink. It makes room for ice and the bubbles from the soda water.
  4. Garnish: Add a slice of orange or a slice of lime as decoration on the rim of the glass. It provides extra visual appeal and can add a light citrus aroma to the drink.
  5. Serving: Serve Brandbilen immediately after cooking to preserve the carbonation from the soda water and the cool temperature. It is a drink that is best enjoyed freshly made.

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