A while back I was having a nice relaxing evening with some mates, and we decided we would hit some Jägerbombs. I had 6 Jägerbombs, and one of my other friends had 10 Jägerbombs, in little more than an hour or 2. We found that we were not nearly as drunk as we expected to be, in fact we could go as far as to say that we were completely sober.
Recently I decided that I would put Jägermeister to the test once and for all, I bought a nice big bottle of the stuff and myself and a different friend went at it like Germans on a cold night. I had a couple Jägerbombs, but got bored of drinking so much red bull so I just started doing straight shots. I counted 11 shots including the Jägerbombs, in roughly 1 hour. My friend only had about 5 or 6. We then waited a while for any effect. I felt a slight effect just after doing all the shots, but it soon subsided and my friend and I could swear that we were COMPLETELY SOBER AFTER 11 SHOTS!
I did some digging into Jägermeister and found that it’s made from sugar cane, herbs and spices. It was originally intended as a cure-all (digestive problems, coughs, anasthetic) in the 2nd world war. So it makes sense that it doesn’t really make you drunk because it wasn’t intended to in the first place.