The Green Tea Shot – A Surprising Symphony of Whiskey and Peach

When you hear “Green Tea Shot,” you might immediately think of a health-conscious concoction made with green tea extract. But here’s the twist: the Green Tea Shot is actually a delicious cocktail that’s as playful as it is flavorful. Let’s dig into this intriguing blend of whiskey, peach schnapps, and citrus, and discover how you can craft your own Green Tea Shot at home.

No Leaves, Just Spirits

Contrary to its name, the Green Tea Shot doesn’t contain any green tea. It’s a delightful mixture of Jameson Irish Whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix, with a dash of lemon-lime soda for good measure. It’s called a “Green Tea Shot” mainly because of its light green color and somewhat herbal, tea-like flavor profile.

Fun Fact: The Green Tea Shot is often mistaken for a health tonic. While it may not offer the antioxidants of real green tea, it certainly delivers on taste and enjoyment!

Variations to Try

The basic Green Tea Shot serves as a great foundation for experimentation. Want to add a fruity twist? Try using flavored whiskey or adding a dash of peach or apple liqueur.

Perfect Pairings

The Green Tea Shot’s sweet and sour profile makes it a versatile companion for various foods. It pairs exceptionally well with salty snacks like pretzels or popcorn, and it can even stand up to spicier fare like buffalo wings.

The Green Tea Shot might not offer the health benefits of an actual cup of green tea, but it definitely brings a smile to your face with its balanced flavors and playful name. So, the next time you’re in the mood for a quick, delicious shot that defies expectations, remember the Green Tea Shot. Bottoms up!

Green Tea Shot

Green Tea Shot Recipe

The Green Tea Shot has become more popular recently. And is quite tasty and smooth. Be sure to watch the video above to learn how to make a Green Tea Shot. Some make it without the lemonade and others use cola… Each to their own.. Why not try it both ways and let us know which you prefer..
The Green Tea Shot is a popular party shot made with Irish whiskey, peach schnapps, sweet-and-sour mix, and a splash of lemon-lime soda. It is often consumed in one go, but you can also enjoy it slowly or even double the quantities to make a larger cocktail version. Making your own sweet-and-sour mix using fresh citrus juices can enhance the flavors of the shot and provide a more vibrant taste.

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Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients – What’s in it?

  • .33 oz (9.36 ml) Irish Whisky
  • .33 oz (9355.37 mg) Peach Schnapps
  • .33 oz (9.36 ml) Sours
  • 1 Splash(s) (1 Splash(s)) Lemonade - (Sprite)

Adjust Servings 1 Serving

Instructions – How to make it:

  • Mix all ingredients (except the lemonade) into a cocktail shaker with ice.

  • Shake and strain into a shot glass.

  • Top with lemonade / Sprite

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Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 2g

Course Drinks, Shot
Cuisine Drinks, Shot
Keyword Drink, Shot