Green tea shot is one of the popular cocktails made with Irish Jameson whiskey. As it is made with Jameson whiskey, also called Jameson Whiskey Shot or Jameson green tea.
This classic Jameson green tea shot is a popular whiskey-based cocktail made with Jameson whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix. It is a sweet-sour cocktail due to the presence of sour mix and lemon-lime soda. As the recipe for this shot is very easy; can be made at home and fun with friends.
Why Is It Called Green Tea Shot?
The Irish company Jameson whiskey invented this shot. When the company made this shot, they noticed that the shot looks like green tea because of its beautiful yellowish-green color. Instantly they named it as green tea shot. Since that time it is called by this name.
Is Green Tea Actually Present In This Shot?
Someone can be confused this cocktail with the real green tea for its color. You might think that Jameson tea shot contains real green tea then you would be wrong. There is no need any green tea leaves for making this shot.
What’s in A Green tea Shot?
There are four ingredients we need to make a Jameson Whiskey Shot. These are as follows:
- Jameson Irish Whiskey
- Peach Schnapps
- Lemonade or sprite
Variations of Jameson Green Tea
There are two variations of this shot, the white tea shot, and Tokyo iced tea shot.
White Tea Shot: The white tea shot is similar to the Jameson green tea but vodka is used replace of Irish whiskey. All other ingredients are the same. For making a white tea shot you need ½ oz vodka, ½ oz peach schnapps, ½ oz sour mix and a splash of sprite or lemonade for topping.
Tokyo Iced Tea Shot: In Tokyo iced tea shot gin, Midori melon, rum, tequila, and vodka is used in equal portions. The other three ingredients (Peach Schnapps, Sour-mix, and lemonade) remain the same. This shot is served in a tall glass. For beautiful looks, you can use orange or lemon wages for garnishing.
How To Make Green Tea Shot
For making this Irish Whiskey shot follow the recipe below:
- ½ oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
- ½ oz Peach Schnapps
- ½ oz Sour-mix
- Lemonade or sprite for topping
- Take a cocktail shaker, and fill it with some ice cubes. Pour Jameson whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix into the shaker. Shake well for mixing up and chill the drink. Serve the chilled drink in a shot glass and top with lemon-lime soda.
- You should garnish it with a lime wage for attractive looks.
Recipe Note: Although it is a simple recipe but keep in mind that the main three ingredients (Jameson whiskey, Peach Schnapps, and Sour-mix) should be mixed in a ratio of 1:1:1.