Green Tea
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Green Tea
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.8 / 5
The Green Tea cocktail is a refreshing and zesty concoction that's designed to be served in a shot glass, providing bursts of fruit and citrus flavors with a kick of ... more The Green Tea cocktail is a refreshing and zesty concoction that's designed to be served in a shot glass, providing bursts of fruit and citrus flavors with a kick of whiskey. It combines the sweetness of peach schnapps with the tang of sour mix, rounded out by the subtlety of lemon-lime soda. Despite its name, the Green Tea cocktail doesn't actually contain any tea, but rather gets its name from the light, crisp notes akin to those found in a freshly brewed cup of green tea. It's a popular choice for those seeking a spirited beverage with a balance of sweet and sour elements.
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Base ingredient
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Peach Schnapps
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Lime
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18.33% | 0.55 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Green Tea cocktail, ironically void of tea, offers a playful mixture of whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix, rounded out with a fizz of lemon-lime soda. Whilst zesty and spirited, it grants an unexpected but pleasant burst of flavor, creating a memorable shot experience.

Method
How to make a Green Tea

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well
Strain into a shot glass
Garnish with a lime wedge and serve
~ The ingredients can be multiplied to make a longer drink. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

FAQ

What does the Green Tea cocktail taste like?

The Green Tea cocktail offers a unique and refreshing taste that combines the slightly sweet and fruity flavor of peach schnapps with the tartness of the sour mix. The whiskey adds a smooth, oaky undertone, while the lemon-lime soda brings a bubbly, citrusy finish. Despite its name, it doesn't actually taste like green tea but is pleasantly sweet with a hint of sourness.

FAQ

Can the Green Tea cocktail be made into a larger, non-shot form?

Yes, the Green Tea cocktail can easily be adapted into a larger, non-shot form. To do so, simply adjust the proportions of the ingredients while maintaining their relative ratios. Serve it over ice in a highball glass and top it with more lemon-lime soda for a refreshing, longer drink. This makes it ideal for sipping over a longer period.

FAQ

Is the Green Tea cocktail suitable for people who don't like strong alcoholic drinks?

Given its moderate alcohol content of 18.33% and the presence of flavorful mixers like peach schnapps, sour mix, and lemon-lime soda, the Green Tea cocktail could be suitable for those who prefer their drinks less strong. The cocktail's taste is well-balanced and not overwhelmingly alcoholic, making it a good option for those who enjoy flavorful yet not too potent alcoholic beverages.

FAQ

What are some variations of the Green Tea cocktail I can try?

There are several ways you can vary the classic Green Tea cocktail to suit your taste. For a sweeter drink, add more peach schnapps or a splash of peach nectar. For a tart twist, increase the amount of sour mix or squeeze in some fresh lemon or lime juice. If you prefer a stronger whiskey flavor, you can adjust the whiskey amount accordingly. Experiment with different brands of whiskey or soda to find your perfect combination.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of whiskey in the Green Tea cocktail?

Absolutely! The Green Tea cocktail is quite versatile when it comes to the type of whiskey used. While the original recipe might call for a specific type of whiskey, feel free to experiment with your favorite or what you have on hand. Whether it's Bourbon, Scotch, or Irish whiskey, each will bring its unique flavor profile to the cocktail, allowing you to customize the drink to your liking.

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