… Taste buds, esophagi, livers, intestinal tracts etc. It’s not too far off the taste of those brown, chesty cough syrups (mainly because their main ingredient to loosen phlegm is alcohol and the rest is just window dressing). Rightfully so. Tequila = Again...I don't like the taste straight. Everclear doesn't "taste" at all. But in a margarita it's good. https://www.delish.com/food/a29340929/jagermeister-cold-brew-taste-test I would drink tequila before I drank Jager if I had the choice. all cower in fear. Since Jägermeister has a sweet flavor, it is instead considered a kräuterlikör (literally "herbs liqueur"). Jägermeister = black licorice...and other spices/flavorings. In German, Jägermeister means "master hunter" (combining Jäger, hunter, and Meister, master). 56 different herbs, blossoms, roots and fruits from across the world are used in the production, among them star anise, cinnamon and ginger roots as well as a set of secret herbs. Hah - they aren't going to reveal that, but a good source tells us that ever since Jägermeister was invented almost 80 years ago, it has been based on a secret recipe. There are many other brands of kräuterlikör in Germany, but most aren't widely exported. Jägermeister smells a lot like a riff on an aquavit liqueur, with licorice and caraway dominating the noses. How Jägermeister tastes is important in comparison to Jägermeister Spice. Jägermeister (35% ABV, 70 Proof $20.99) – dark brown in color, from the first nosing licorice root jumps out of the glass. Jägermeister is the market leader in Germany. I personally don't like the taste but if you like licorice then you'll probably like it. It's just a force of mass destruction.