Looking for a fun and easy cocktail recipe? Look no further than the green tea shot! This whiskey-based drink is perfect for parties or any other occasion. Best of all, it's simple to make - just follow these easy steps.
I am bringing y'all a ton of drink recipes just in time for tailgating and the holidays! And today we have the sweet and tangy classic Green Tea Shot.
These popular shots are a total crowd pleaser, a sweet-sour whiskey drink created by the Jameson Whiskey company, that only use 4 simple ingredients.
Make this recipe whenever you're looking for citrusy-peachy party shots!
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What is it?
The Jameson green tea shooter isn't going to help you curve heart disease, it has no actual tea.
It's a very 'summer' cocktail, tangy and sweet with a fruity flavor and a hint of fizz. It's a sweet shot and great cocktail if you add some extra lemon-lime soda.
Peach schnapps. This is a peach liqueur that you can find in any liquor store. It has a strong peachy flavor that is also quite sweet.
Sweet and Sour mix. This is a mix of lemon and lime juice (the sour flavor) and simple syrup with a yellow and greenish color. You'll be able to find it in most grocery stores or your local liquor store.
Lemon lime soda. A splash of sprite gives us a little sweet fizziness that I really enjoy in this drink.
How to Make a Green Tea Shot
For this simple whiskey shot, put ice cubes in a cocktail shaker, add the peach schnapps, whiskey, and sweet and sour mix. Shake well and then pour into shot glasses.
Then top with the bubbly lemon lime soda. Enjoy with a lime garnish!
Frequently Asked Questions
While this cocktail has no actual green tea in it, the bright green color gives the impression that you are sipping a cup of green tea.
You can use whatever whiskey you like, American whiskey works just fine.
If you're in a pinch, lemonade or limeade works instead!
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- ½ ounce Jameson Irish Whiskey
- ½ ounce peach schnapps
- ½ ounce sweet and sour mix
- Lemon-lime soda, for topping
- Put ice cubes in a cocktail shaker, add the peach schnapps, whiskey, and sweet and sour mix.
- Shake well and then pour into shot glasses.
- Then top with the bubbly lemon lime soda. Enjoy with a lime garnish!
This recipe is easily multiplied.
Sour mix is the same thing as sweet and sour mix.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 226Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 38mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 0gSugar: 46gProtein: 0g
All nutrition facts are estimations. Please see a physician for any health-related inquiries.
Eden Westbrook is the recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind Sweet Tea and Thyme. A classically trained chef, Eden has inspired home cooks into the kitchen with cultural comfort foods, easy family-friendly eats and sweets, and glorious spreads for date night and entertaining since 2015.