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10 Best Alcoholic Drinks With Red Bull (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on January 2, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Red Bull is a famous brand that dominates the world energy drink market. Its popularity is also becoming a hit as a mixer for alcoholic beverages.

Some say mixing alcoholic drinks with Red Bull might seem like a weird concoction. But Red Bull’s enchanting combination with alcohol will surely jazz you up.

So, here are our top picks for alcoholic drinks you might enjoy pairing with Red Bull carbonated energy drink. Read on.

Top 10 Alcoholic Drinks To Mix With Red Bull 

10. Light Rum

pouring bottle of light rum on a glass

Light rum is also known as white or silver rum. Mixing it up with Red Bull and ginger ale makes an interesting Caribbean drink called Jamaican Sprinter.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 3oz Red Bull
  • 1½oz Light Rum
  • 2oz Ginger ale 

Instructions:

Mix Red Bull, light rum, and ginger ale in a lowball glass filled with ice, and serve.

Serving: 1

9. Vodka

pouring bottle of absolut vodka on a jigger

Red Bull and vodka cocktail combinations have many fancy names. Some people call it the Vodka Bull, Raging Bull, and Speedball.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 1can Red Bull 
  • 2oz Vodka

Instructions:

Pour the Red Bull and vodka into a highball glass filled with ice, then stir.

Serving: 1

8. Orange Liqueur

Different Brands of Orange Liqueur

This orange liqueur, with orange juice and orange Red Bull, creates a twist from a classic Screwdriver called a Vitamin C Red Bull cocktail.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 1 can Red Bull orange
  • 1oz Orange liqueur
  • 2oz Orange juice

Instructions:

Pour the orange liqueur and juice into a pint glass filled with ice. Open the Red Bull and turn it over, placing it on the top of the drink, add a straw and serve.

Serving: 1

7. Blue Curacao

hand holding Wenneker Blue Curacao

This blue curacao gives a blue hue to cocktails and mixed drinks.

Equal parts of Blue Curacao with Red Bull with other hard drinks produce a bright blue drink called the Bullfrog cocktail.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 1oz Red Bull
  • 1oz Blue Curacao
  • 1oz Gin
  • 1oz Tequila
  • 1oz Vodka
  • 1oz Rum
  • 1oz Lemon juice

Instructions:

Pour gin, tequila, vodka, and rum into a highball glass with ice and mix. Add the lemon juice and blue curacao, and top with Red Bull.

Serving: 1

6. Gin

pouring bottle of gin on a jigger

Mixing Red Bull, gin, and a bitter-sweet liqueur makes a fun, high-octane drink called the Colt 45 cocktail.

“Don’t be afraid to try making classic cocktails at home — that’s why they’re classics!”

– Hayden Miller, Head Bartender

It is a simple and easy cocktail you can try at home that requires no mixing.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 6oz Red Bull
  • 2oz Jägermeister 
  • 1oz Gin

Instructions:

Pour Jägermeister and gin into a highball glass filled with ice. Add the Red Bull on top, then serve.

Serving: 1

5. Jägermeister

Bottle of Jägermeister and a shot glass

This Jägermeister’s bitter-sweet flavor was originally brewed as a digestif. Mixing it with Red Bull creates a classic Jagerbomb cocktail. 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 8oz Red Bull
  • 2oz Jägermeister 

Instructions:

Fill a shot glass with Jägermeister and pour the Red Bull into a tall or pint glass. Drop the shot glass inside the pint glass, drink immediately and enjoy.

Serving: 1

4. Patrón Tequila 

Bottle of Patrón Tequila and a jigger

Red Bull with a Patrón tequila and some fruity flavors makes a Bull Rider cocktail.

This combination is perfect for warm weather, giving a summer tropical kick and vibes.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 4oz Red Bull Orange
  • 1½oz Patrón Reposado
  • 1oz Pineapple juice
  • ¾oz Toasted coconut syrup
  • ¾oz Yuzu juice
  • ½oz Orange liqueur

Instructions:

Shake all the ingredients except the Red Bull in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain it into a collins glass filled with ice and top it with Red Bull orange.

Serving: 1

3. Peach Schnapps

Bottle of Tipsy Bartender Peach Schnapps and a Glass with Ice

This bright peach schnapps is a clear liqueur that brings a big fruity flavor to cocktails. Mixing it with Red Bull and whiskey makes a Vegas Bomb cocktail.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 1oz Red Bull 
  • 2oz Peach schnapps
  • 1½ Canadian whisky
  • 2oz Cranberry juice

Instructions:

Chill all the ingredients. Pour all the ingredients except the Red Bull into a tall glass and stir.

Put the Red Bull in a shot glass and drop the shot glass into the tall glass or serve it individually.

Serving: 1

2. Triple Sec

hiram walker triple sec bottle

Triple sec is a colorless orange-flavored liqueur [1] typically added to create delicious cocktails.

When mixed with Red Bull, it results in a sweet and tart cocktail called Skittle Bomb.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 1can Red Bull
  • 1oz Triple sec

Instructions:

Pour triple sec into a shot glass, while Red Bull into a pint glass. Drop the shot glass into the Red Bull, or serve it individually.

Serving: 1

1. Whiskey

pouring whiskey on a glass

Red Bull with whiskey, preferably Irish whiskey in this recipe, can create a sweet and smokey Irish Energy cocktail. 

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • 3oz Red Bull
  • 1oz Irish whiskey

Instructions:

Pour Red Bull and Irish whiskey into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake. Strain it in an old-fashioned glass, and serve.

Serving: 1

FAQs

Can you safely serve Red Bull with alcohol?

Yes, you can safely serve and drink Red bull and alcohol together. However, it would be best to control your intake because the caffeine in energy drinks might mask the effects of alcohol. [2]

What alcohol can you not mix with Red Bull?

You can mix any alcohol with Red Bull. This energy drink can be a good mixer to make a fun, interesting, refreshing cocktail.

What’s a great non-alcoholic drink you can mix with Red Bull?

Fruit juices such as lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, and sodas are great non-alcoholic drinks you can mix with Red Bull. 

Final Verdict

Red Bull is a carbonated energy drink that is safe to be paired with alcoholic drinks, and its mysterious connection with alcohol makes surprisingly tasty and interesting cocktails. 

From flavored liqueurs to hard liquors such as rum, vodka, gin, tequila, and whiskey, these combinations might surprise you, and you might find yourself reaching for a second glass.

But whether you drink a Red Bull alone or in cocktails, remember always to drink it in moderation.

References:

  1. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triple%20sec 
  2. https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2010/11/ftc-sends-warning-letters-marketers-caffeinated-alcohol-drinks 

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