Green Tea Shot Recipe – Cool & Refreshing

If you want to make a cocktail with the perfect balance of lemon and soda then Green Tea Shot is for you. As per the name, this recipe doesn’t contain any kind of green tea but the name comes from its greenish color that resembles green tea.

This Green Tea Shot is a mixture of Jameson Irish Whiskey, Peach schnapps, and sour mix, and a splash of lemon-lime soda.

Green tea shot


The ingredients provided below are for 2 servings

Jameson Irish Whiskey: Consider 2 Ounces of smooth Irish whiskey that provide the base spirit and adds a robust flavour.

Jameson irish whiskey as a ingredient in green tea shot

Peach Schnapps: Add 2 Ounces of sweet, fruity liqueur that gives the drink its distinctive peach flavor.

Sour Mix: 2 Ounces of a blend of citrus juice (usually lemon and lime) and sugar, adding a tangy and sweet taste.

Lemon-Lime Soda: Add a splash of about 1 Ounce of carbonated beverage that adds a touch of fizz and additional sweetness to the shot.


If you have all the ingredients, then the shot can be made within 5 minutes.

Step 1: Take a cocktail shaker and add ice cubes to it, then add all the ingredients 2 ounces of Jameson Irish Whiskey, 2 Ounces of peach Schnapps, and 2 ounces of Sour Mix.

Step 2: Shake the mixture well until chilled and strain the mixture into two shot glasses.

Step 3: Add a splash of lemon-lime soda (about 0.5 ounces per shot) on top of each glass.

Want to try non-alcoholic version of iced tea then you can try this Iced Mango Tea


Several variations in green tea shots can be modified with their flavor profile and ingredients.

Green Tea Cocktail: By replacing the lemon-lime soda with chilled green tea, this version incorporates actual green tea flavor. It offers a less sweet and more authentic tea experience.

Green Tea Mojito: Fresh mint leaves are added to the shaker, and club soda replaces the lemon-lime soda. This twist provides a refreshing, minty flavor like a mojito, served over ice in a tall glass.

Green Tea shot mojito

Green Tea Margarita: Substituting Jameson with tequila and adding a splash of lime juice, this variation combines elements of a margarita. It’s served in a salt-rimmed glass over ice for a tangy and refreshing cocktail.

Herbal Green Tea Shot: Chamomile tea is used instead of lemon-lime soda, creating a soothing and herbal twist. This variation offers a calming flavor profile with the herbal notes of chamomile.

Citrus Green Tea Shot: This version uses grapefruit soda instead of lemon-lime soda, providing a tangy citrus flavor. It’s a refreshing and slightly tart alternative.

Spicy Green Tea Shot: Adding a splash of ginger beer instead of lemon-lime soda gives this variation a spicy kick. The ginger beer adds a warm, spicy note that complements the other ingredients.

Berry Green Tea Shot: Peach schnapps are replaced with berry schnapps, and berry-flavored soda is used instead of lemon-lime soda. This fruity variation is sweet and flavourful, with a berry-forward taste.

Recipes along with Green Tea Shot

Here are some of the recipes that pair wonderfully with these shots.

Sushi Platter: A variety of sushi rolls, including classic options like California rolls, spicy tuna rolls, and sashimi. The light, fresh Flavors of sushi complement the sweet and tangy notes of a green tea shot.

Sushi platter along with green tea shot

Chicken Teriyaki Skewers: Grilled chicken skewers glazed with a sweet and Savory teriyaki sauce. The umami Flavors of the teriyaki sauce enhance the peach and citrus notes in these types of shots.

Tempura Vegetables: A mix of vegetables like sweet potatoes, bell peppers, and zucchini, lightly battered and fried until crispy. The crunchy texture and mild Flavors of tempura pair well with the smooth and slightly sweet green tea shot.

Cucumber Salad with Sesame Dressing: Thinly sliced cucumbers tossed in a tangy sesame dressing with a sprinkle of sesame seeds. This refreshing salad complements the green tea shot’s crisp and clean flavor profile.

Spicy Tuna Tartare: Diced raw tuna mixed with spicy mayo and served on crispy wonton chips. The spicy and Savory tuna pairs well with the green tea shot, balancing its sweetness with a bit of heat.

Shrimp Spring Rolls: Fresh shrimp, vermicelli noodles, and vegetables wrapped in rice paper served with a peanut dipping sauce. The light and fresh ingredients of spring rolls are a perfect match for the green tea shot.

Shrimp spring roll delicious with green tea shot

Asian Slaw: A colorful mix of shredded cabbage, carrots, and bell peppers, tossed in a tangy ginger-soy dressing. The vibrant Flavors and crunchy texture of the slaw complement the green tea shot’s refreshing qualities.

Miso Soup: A warm, comforting soup made with miso paste, tofu, seaweed, and green onions. The Savory umami flavor of the miso soup pairs nicely with the green tea shot.


Any cocktail doesn’t contain any specific health benefits, so it is advisable to enjoy it in small quantities.
Based on the ingredients used these may have some benefits when consumed in moderation.

Jameson Irish Whiskey: In moderation, whiskey can have some benefits

  • Antioxidants: Whiskey contains ellagic acid, which has antioxidant properties.
  • Heart Health: Some studies suggest that moderate alcohol consumption may be linked to improved cardiovascular health.

Peach Schnapps: Generally added for flavor, it has little nutritional benefit but adds to the drink’s enjoyable taste.

Sour Mix: Often a blend of citrus juice and sweetener, the citrus content can provide Vitamin C which is beneficial for the immune system and skin health.

Moderation is Key: While some alcohol can have potential health benefits, excessive consumption is harmful and can lead to addiction, liver disease, and other health issues.

Sugar Content: Both peach schnapps and lemon-lime soda are high in sugar, which can have negative health effects if consumed in large quantities.

Nutritional Insights

Usually, these kinds of drinks are consumed for enjoyment rather than nutritional benefits, however here is the amount of nutrients that are present in the above recipe per 2 servings.

Alcohol content0.8 Ounces per serving (16 ounces in total)
Green tea shot

Green Tea Shot

Sesha Sai
Bored of Normal Cocktails? Want to try anything different that is refreshing and can be enjoyed along with friends then try this Green Tea Shot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine ALL
Servings 2 servings
Calories 200 kcal


  • 2 ounce Jameson Irish whiskey
  • 2 ounce peach schnapps
  • 2 ounce sour mix
  • 1 ounce Splash of lemon-lime soda such as Sprite or 7-Up


  • Combine the whiskey, peach schnapps, and sour mix in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake well until chilled.
  • Strain the mixture into a shot glass.
  • Add a splash of lemon-lime soda on top.
Keyword Green Tea Shot, Green Tea Shot Recipe

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