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How to Use Cocktail Bombs? Your Guide to a Fun Experience

Sep 8, 2023
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What are Cocktail Bombs used for?

Cocktails are the perfect way to kick off a night of excitement or relaxation and fun with friends and family. But if you're looking for something that will make your drinks stand out from the crowd, then you might want to consider using Cocktail bombs.

A cocktail bomb is an awesome-looking product that you drop into your drink, creating a fun and flavourful explosion of taste. But how do you use a cocktail bomb? This guide will take you through everything you need to know to use a cocktail bomb to make creative and delicious cocktails.


Cocktail bombs made by Poseidn are fancy shapes that contain ingredients like fruit juices, sweeteners, natural flavours, spices, herbs, etc. When you drop a Cocktail Bomb into your drink, it releases its ingredients and creates an explosion of flavour.

Cocktail bombs come in various shapes, flavours and colours, making them a perfect addition to any drink. They are an excellent way to add some creativity to your drink and impress your guests.


How to Use a Cocktail Bomb?

Using a cocktail bomb is incredibly easy. To begin, you should follow the specific instructions of the bomb you are trying to make. You will find those instructions on the retail box or on the website. Here's how you generally do it:

  1. Pour the quantity and type of spirit specific to your recipe. TIp: In this step, having room temperature spirit will accelerate the dissolution.

  2. Drop the Cocktail Bomb in the glass.

  3. Watch the bomb dissolve as you stir.

  4. Add the rest of the liquid mentioned in your instructions.

  5. Fill your glass with ice and enjoy!

Ideas for Using Cocktail Bombs in Your Drinks

There are endless possibilities for using cocktail bombs differently in your drinks.


Here are some easy ideas to get you started:

  1. Try without alcohol! On our website, you can find a Mocktail variant for each cocktail.

  2. Alternatively, try using alcohol-free spirit More information in this article.

  3. Not strong enough? Add half an ounce more of alcohol

  4. Your Gin Tonic is too sweet? Switch the Tonic with sparkling water (or do half and half)

Tips for Using Cocktail Bombs

Here are some tips for using cocktail bombs to make your drink experience even better:

  1. Add some decorations. You can add a slice of fruit to the ring of your glass

  2. Feel fancy? When the cocktail has some herbs, you can add more fresh leaves. But here is the hint: you should slap the herb in the palm of your hand to release more fragrance.

  3. Another fancy trick is to add some zest on the cocktails that contain a citrus fruit. Get a fresh fruit, clean it and peel the edge of the fruit skin to make a zest. Furthermore, you can twist the peal to allow it to release more fragrances.

How to improve the dissolution of Cocktail Bombs

Here are some tips to get a quicker dissolution of your bombs:

  1. Follow the instructions precisely

  2. Always store the bombs in a dry environment. Humidity in the air is attracted to the bombs and causes dissolution to slow down.

  3. Make sure your initial liquid (first step) is at room temperature

  4. Stir the bomb, don’t let it sit there the entire time!

  5. Simply wait. Some recipes have natural ingredients that take longer to dissolve than others.