Skittle Bomb Shot Recipe - A Sweet and Tangy Energy Boost
Calories: 155kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Skittle Bomb, also known in France as Retreau (pronounced Retro), is an alcoholic bomb shot cocktail that gets its name from its Skittles confectionery taste. The method of preparation is similar to that of the Jager Bomb. It consists of a shot glass of Triple Sec dropped into a glass containing Red Bull.


  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • 0.5 can Energy Soda Red Bull
  • Ice optional


Prepare the Shot:

  • Pour 1 oz of Triple Sec into a shot glass. Triple Sec provides a sweet and citrusy flavor that forms the base of the Skittle Bomb.

Prepare the Glass:

  • Fill a cocktail glass with 0.5 can of Red Bull (energy soda). The energy soda adds a bubbly, tangy element to the drink, giving it a lively and refreshing taste. Add ice if you prefer it chilled.

Combine and Drink:

  • Drop the shot glass of Triple Sec into the cocktail glass filled with Red Bull. This method is similar to that of a Jager Bomb.
  • Drink immediately to enjoy the full effect of the flavors and energy boost.


The Skittle Bomb Shot is a fun and energetic drink perfect for parties and lively gatherings. For an extra twist, you can experiment with different flavors of energy drinks to find your favorite combination. Always drink responsibly, as this shot combines alcohol with caffeine. This cocktail’s bright and tangy flavors make it a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to add some excitement to any event.
The combination of Triple Sec and Red Bull creates a unique and invigorating taste experience that mimics the sweetness and tanginess of Skittles candy. It’s a quick and easy shot to prepare, making it an ideal choice for spontaneous fun with friends.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 155kcal (8%)Carbohydrates: 27g (9%)Protein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 12mgSugar: 26g (29%)Calcium: 4mgIron: 0.2mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Drinks, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeverage, drinks, Shot Recipe