Green tea shots have grown in popularity over the last few years -- and not without reason, they are kind of delicious (right? right?). People love green tea shots so much that it's no wonder so many of you want to learn how to make green tea shots at home.
If that's your question, then you are in the right place. Although (spoiler alert) green tea shots don't have actual tea in them, we know you guys like them. And since they resemble tea so much, the Sin Columna team thought we could show you how to make the perfect green tea shot (for, you know, that one time in a blue moon when you decide to drink anything that's not tea 😉 ).
So, here we go, a recipe to help you make green tea shots.
First Things First: Why Are They Called Green Tea Shots?
In short, green tea shots are called that because they look (kind of) like green tea. However, as we aptly spoiled it in the first part of this article, there's no actual green tea in green tea shots. We know, we were very sad to learn this too.
How to Make Green Tea Shots Like a Pro
Want to impress your friends when they come over? Here's a quick, easy, and delicious green tea shot recipe for you, then:
Ingredients (for 4 green tea shots):
- 1/2 ounce Irish whiskey (such as Jameson, for example)
- 1/2 ounce peach schnapps (your choice)
- 1/2 ounce sour mix
- Lemon/ lime soda (Sprite or 7Up, for example)
- 2-4 ice cubes (depending on how cold and diluted you want your shots to be)
Step by step instructions:
- Start by filling a shaker halfway with ice cubes.
- Pour in the whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix into your shaker.
- Shake well and strain into four shot glasses.
- Top each shot glass off with lemon/lime soda until it reaches the desired level of dilution.
- Serve immediately!
As you can see, making green tea shots is super-easy and it can be a very nice way to impress people coming over to your house. Just remember, though: green tea shots have nothing to do with actual green tea. They have high alcohol contents in them, so having green tea shots regularly and/or in large quantities can affect your health. Better have them every now and again and stick to actual green tea in between 😉
Green Tea Shots: FAQs
What is a green tea shot made of?
A green tea shot is made up of whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix, all blended with ice and lemon-based soda.
Are green tea shots good for you?
No, green tea shots are not good for you. They have high alcohol contents in them, so having green tea shots regularly can (and will eventually) affect your health.
Do green tea shots get you drunk?
Without a doubt, yes. Of course, this depends on how many you drink and how your body reacts to alcohol, but having green tea shots will definitely get you drunk. Proceed with caution!