Green Tea Shot: Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Summers are incomplete without chilled shakes and smoothies, cocktails and whiskey icy shots. One of those delicious whiskey shots is named as “Green Tea Shot.” Here, we will discuss this amazing shot drink thoroughly.

Check every detail under this topic and add some spark to your summer evenings!

What Is A Green Tea Shot?

This is the famous alcoholic drink with zero involvement of green tea leaves (or powder). Yet, it comes with the green-yellowish color as that of green tea (zen tea). With this, it has a peachy taste because of the presence of peach schnapps. So, it might not be a favorite beverage for the people who don’t like peaches. Also, this shot drink includes whiskey, ice, and lemonade. Mostly, Jameson Whiskey is used as a major drink portion in Green Tea Shot, but it can also be made with other whiskey brands.

Note: This is a mesmerizing and sweetened drink that is usually served in small shots to induce energy into every sip.

Let’s have a look at the recipe now!

How To Make Green Tea Shot?

Note the ingredients and recipe instructions of the famous Jameson Green Tea Shot Drink that are given below:

Ingredients (Yield 2):

  • 1 oz. Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • A Dash Of Lemonade Or Sprite (to top)
  • 1 oz. Peach Schnapps
  • 1 oz. Sweet and Sour Mix
  • Ice Cubes
  • Crushed sugar (to decorate the glass rim)
  • Other than this, the essential culinary items, you may need are:
  • A shaker
  • Funky Glass shot


  1. Pour Jameson Whiskey, Peach schnapps, sweet and sour mix in the shaker, and blend all the ingredients.
  2. Add ice cubes in the blender and press the button. Let the drink mix well with the ice.
  3. Do some sugar-coating on the glass rims.
  4. Pour the drink in the shot glasses and serve it with the lemonade on the top.

Pro-Tip: Serve this whiskey drink with some crunchy snacks to your evening guests and have a memorable time.

Some Other Variations

Vegas Bomb

Indeed, this is an energizing drink with the flavor that feels like heaven. But, you can also try some other variations of the recipe which are, undeniably, wonderful in taste and very energetic.

Whiskey Sour Jello Shots

The drink involves whiskey (of course), lime juice, and simple syrup—all you need to do is to gather all the ingredients and blend them well. Then add gelatin, and let it sit for some time. Afterward, add boiling water, stir it well. Next, place it in the freezer, and serve chilled.

Vegas Bomb

Like Green Tea Shot, it includes whiskey and peach schnapps. But, to make it a bomb drink, you can mix Red Bull, cranberry juice, or Malibu with other ingredients. Ultimately, it enhances the liquor taste.

Washington Apple Shot

It includes Canadian whiskey, club soda, sour apple schnapps, and cranberry juice. Shake all the mentioned ingredients except club soda, and serve it in the shot glass with the top of club soda.

Green Tea Shot As A Cocktail

Don’t you like the Green Tea shots? If yes, then you can easily convert your drink into a green tea martini cocktail. Undeniably, cocktail recipes are also one of the favorite beverage options in the summer season.

Here is a Tip:

For this thirst-quenching drink, all you need to do is to shake the ingredients until the ice cubes get melted and add some lemonade on the top. But, make sure not to add more alcohol as it is already loaded with liquor.

For people who like both tea and cocktails, below is the treat for them.

Some Famous Tea Cocktails Are:

If you are a true tea-lover, then you might love to try any of these cocktail recipes. For example:

  • Bourbon Tea
  • Kentucky Tea
  • Irish Tea Party
  • Tea Tini and many more.

Pro-Tip: You can also make an amazing cocktail recipe with the use of Orange Pekoe Black Tea, which I bet, would take your taste-buds to the next level.

Nutritious Facts

Amazingly, Green Tea Shot has some amazing nutritious facts that are mentioned here by keeping the serving of 2 oz in mind:

  • Calories  –  280
  • Total fat  –  11 g
  • Sodium  –  360 mg
  • Sugars  –  23 g
  • Total carbs  –  34 g
  • Cholesterol  –  25 mg
  • Dietary fiber  –  4 g
  • Protein  –  11 g

Some Health Benefits

Green Tea Shot is not a drink to gulp only, but it also contains some unbelievable health benefits, briefing them below:

  • 1-theanine present in the drink aids in the fight against anxiety and blood pressure.
  • Alzheimer’s disease prevention is hidden in this shot drink.
  • Reduces the chances of different cancers, like breast, lung, or skin by slowing down the growth of cancer cells.
  • Studies reveal that Green Tea Shots decreases the enzyme level in the liver and hence, helpful in healing liver diseases.


Why Is It Called Green Tea Shot?

It has the same green yellowish color as of the green tea, that’s why it is called green tea shot. However, it is also called Jameson Green Tea because it was formerly created with the Jameson Whiskey.

Do You Need Real Green Tea Leaves To Make This Drink?

No, we don’t need real green tea leaves to make this drink. As discussed above, due to its color resemblance with the green tea, it is being named Green Tea Shot.

Green Tea Shot Is A Strong Drink?

Not really, but if you exceed the amount of intake, it will definitely booze your mood up and will give you more calories than desired.

End Note

In this article, you have learned each and everything about Green Tea Shot. Undoubtedly, it is a drink to enjoy, fun not to be missed, and experience that can make you fall in love with its every single gulp.

Have a great shot!