-tasting 70 proof liqueur
that is an established favorite among frat boys
and "hard rockers
" alike. There is an urban legend
that its ingredients include some unspecified opiate
. That, and the umlaut
, could account for the drink
Due to its inebriating effects, Jägermeister ("master hunter" in the original German) has been dubbed "liquid valium" and has a reputation for introducing even the hardest drinker to the floor with only a few shots.
Jägermeister is heavily promoted on colleges nationwide in the US by a team of over nine hundred Jägerettes for the frat boys and one hundred Jägerdudes working gay clubs.