Green Tea Shot Recipe

Asking for a green tea shot has become more common than you might expect around the world, but despite the name, there isn’t actually any green tea in this beverage.

What is a Green Tea Shot?

A green tea shot is a recent development in the world of mixologists that seems to be popular with those who enjoy green tea. Although there is no actual tea in this shot, there are a few basic ingredients that can mimic the flavor of that legendary health drink. Unlike green tea, there are also a decent amount of calories in a green tea shot. There are about 75 calories in a single one of these green tea-flavored shooters, as compared to 2-3 calories in a cup of green tea.

That being said, if you were hoping to learn about a concentrated way to benefit from the healthy nature of green tea, you can try out making your own “true” green tea shot. Simply use a half teaspoon of green tea extract powder and mix it into 2 ounces of water. Shake it up thoroughly and then drink it down, which should give you a healthy boost, although the taste might not be the most pleasant thing you’ve ever experienced.

Green Tea Shot Recipe

If you want to learn how to make a green tea shot, it is surprisingly simple, in comparison to some of the other mixology creations of recent years. All you need are a few simple ingredients, including Jameson’s whiskey, Sprite, peach schnapps, and Sour mix. If you make this shot properly, there should only be about 1 ounce of alcohol, half of that being a 40% alcohol content, the other half being 15-20% alcohol.

  • Add 0.5 ounces of Jameson’s whiskey to a shaker
  • Add 0.5 ounces of peach schnapps to the shaker
  • Add 1 dash of Sprite
  • Add 0.5 ounces of Sour mix
  • Shake thoroughly and pour out

So, just add, mix, and shake!

Note: This recipe makes only one shot; double the ingredients to prepare this for two shots.