As a bartender, I've seen my fair share of colorful drinks. But there's something about blue and green cocktails that always catches my eye.
Maybe it's the way the colors pop against the ice or the fact that they're often garnished with something fun and playful. Whatever the reason, I'm always excited to mix up a blue or green drink for my customers.
But not all blue and green drinks are created equal. Some are too sweet, while others are too strong. Some have a weird aftertaste, while others are just plain boring.
That's why I've taken it upon myself to scour the internet for the best blue and green cocktail recipes out there.
After hours of research and experimentation, I've narrowed down my list to the top five recipes that are sure to impress even the most discerning cocktail connoisseur.
From tropical tiki drinks to sophisticated sips, there's something for everyone on this list.
So whether you're looking to impress your friends at your next party or just want to enjoy a delicious drink on a hot summer day, these blue and green cocktails are sure to hit the spot.
So sit back, relax, and get ready to sip your way through the best blue and green drinks out there.
1. Shamrock Juice Cocktail
The Shamrock Juice Cocktail is a vibrant green drink that packs a potent kick. It's made with gin, vodka, rum, tequila, and blue curacao, giving it a festive green hue. The dominant flavor is orange, making it a perfect drink to enjoy with a meal.
The cocktail is best served in a hurricane glass and can be garnished with a regular or Cara Cara orange. Overall, the Shamrock Juice Cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves a strong and flavorful cocktail with a festive twist.
2. Blue Mojitos
The Blue Mojito is a unique twist on the classic mojito, perfect for a refreshing summer drink. Made with blue curaçao, this cocktail has a bright blue color that is sure to catch the eye.
The combination of mint, lime juice, and simple syrup creates a refreshing base for the rum and blue curaçao. Top it off with club soda for a bubbly finish. If you're looking for a fun and tasty cocktail to enjoy on a hot day, the Blue Mojito is definitely worth a try.
3. Blue Hawaii Cocktail
The Blue Hawaii Cocktail is a refreshing and fruity drink that is perfect for a summer beach vacation. This cocktail features a beautiful ocean-colored blend of rum, vodka, and blue curacao liquors mixed with sweet and sour and pineapple juice.
It is surprisingly not too sweet, and the Sweet and Sour Mix does a wonderful job of balancing the sweet ingredients to make this cocktail wholly refreshing and just slightly sweet. The Blue Hawaii was first invented in 1957 by a famous bartender named Henry Yee in Honolulu’s Kaiser Hawaiian Village at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Resort. It is a must-try for anyone who loves tropical tiki cocktails.
4. Blue Hawaii
The Blue Hawaii cocktail is a tropical drink that will transport you to a sunny beach in Hawaii. This refreshing cocktail is made with Malibu rum, blue curacao, and pineapple juice, giving it a blue hue that is reminiscent of the ocean. The drink can be served over rocks or frozen, and can be made creamier by adding coconut cream or coconut milk.
The cocktail is typically garnished with a pineapple slice, maraschino cherry, and a paper cocktail umbrella to give it a festive look. If you're looking for a tropical drink that will make you feel like you're on vacation, the Blue Hawaii is the perfect choice.
5. Shamrock Martini
The Shamrock Martini is a unique and fun cocktail that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Unlike traditional green drinks, this cocktail uses a color wheel to achieve its vibrant green hue. The combination of Malibu Rum, Cointreau, Blue Curacao, and orange juice creates a delicious and refreshing taste that is sure to please any palate.
The addition of an orange garnish adds a pop of color and a hint of sweetness to the drink. Whether you're Irish or not, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking to add a little fun and flavor to their St. Patrick's Day festivities.
6. Game of Thrones White Walker Blue Cocktail
The Game of Thrones White Walker Blue Cocktail is a must-try for any fan of the show or anyone looking for a unique and creative blue cocktail. The blue color comes from a liqueur made from the bitter oranges of the laraha trees grown on the island of Curaçao.
The cocktail is topped off with sugar candy spikes and blue salt for an added touch of creativity. While the recipe may seem complex, the end result is a delicious and visually stunning drink that is sure to impress. Don't miss out on the opportunity to try this one-of-a-kind cocktail.
7. Emerald Sunrise Cocktail
The Emerald Sunrise Cocktail is a cool and refreshing drink with a beautiful green color that's perfect for St. Patrick's Day. It's a blend of sweet and sour flavors with apple liquor, potato-based vodka, blue curacao, orange juice, and sweet and sour mix.
The blue curacao has a surprising hint of orange flavor, and the potato-based vodka gives the cocktail a deeper color. Garnished with mint, orange slices, cherries, or lime slices, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a delicious and visually stunning drink.
8. Hammered Hulk Cocktail
The Hammered Hulk Cocktail is a vibrant green drink that is perfect for those looking for a fun and tropical twist on their usual cocktail. Made with coconut rum, Midori, and other ingredients, this drink is sure to pack a punch and leave you feeling like a superhero.
It's not too sweet and has a fruity, fizzy flavor that is perfect for any occasion. If you're looking for a drink that is both delicious and visually stunning, the Hammered Hulk Cocktail is definitely worth a try. So, grab your shaker and get ready to mix up a drink that is sure to impress your friends and family.
9. Blue Mojito
The Blue Mojito is a refreshing and stunning cocktail that is perfect for any summer gathering. This spin on the classic mojito recipe combines mint, white rum, lime, club soda, and Blue Curacao to create a beautiful blue drink. Blue Curacao, made with Laraha orange peels, gives the cocktail a slightly bitter orange flavor that mixes perfectly with the sweeter mojito flavors.
The use of white rum ensures that the drink is not overpowered by any other flavors. This cocktail is perfect for those who love blue drinks and want to impress their guests with a visually stunning drink. The Blue Mojito is just one of many blue and green cocktails that are sure to be a hit at any party.
10. The Green Screwdriver Cocktail Drink
The Green Screwdriver Cocktail Drink is a refreshing twist on the classic screwdriver cocktail. The addition of Blue Curacao gives the drink a beautiful green color and adds an extra hint of orange flavor. This cocktail is perfect for lounging by the pool or on the deck on a hot day.
While it may not be as simple as a classic screwdriver, the Green Screwdriver Cocktail is definitely worth the extra effort. If you're looking for a fun and tasty cocktail to try, the Green Screwdriver is definitely one to consider.
11. Takodana Quencher
The Takodana Quencher is a refreshing and tropical green cocktail that is sure to transport you to a galaxy far, far away. This cocktail, inspired by the Blue Hawaii, is packed with different fruit flavors that come together harmoniously to create a delicious and unique taste. The shade of the drink varies from a lighter teal green to a darker jade green, adding to the visual appeal of the cocktail.
The recipe is simple, with just four ingredients mixed and served over ice. It's no wonder that this cocktail has become a favorite among visitors to Galaxy's Edge at Disneyland and Disney World. If you're looking for a fun and flavorful drink that is out of this world, the Takodana Quencher is definitely worth trying.
12. Emerald Sunrise
Emerald Sunrise is a stunning St. Patrick's Day cocktail that puts a spin on the classic Tequila Sunrise. The drink is a beautiful blend of orange juice, tequila, and blue curaçao, which gives it a bright green color.
The layered version of the drink is especially eye-catching, with its three distinct layers of green, orange, and blue. Overall, Emerald Sunrise is a must-try for anyone looking for a fun and festive St. Patrick's Day cocktail.
13. Blue Curacao Mojito
The Blue Curacao Mojito is a refreshing and delicious summer cocktail that is perfect for pool parties and outdoor gatherings. This cocktail combines the traditional Cuban mojito ingredients of white rum, lime juice, sugar, and mint with the citrus-flavored liqueur, Blue Curacao, which gives the drink its signature blue color.
The addition of Blue Curacao adds a lovely citrus flavor to the cocktail, making it a unique and flavorful twist on the classic mojito. This cocktail is easy to make and perfect for those who want to try something new and exciting this summer. So, if you're looking for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail, give the Blue Curacao Mojito a try and enjoy the taste of summer!
14. Liquid Marijuana Drink
The Liquid Marijuana Drink is a bright green cocktail that is perfect for parties. Despite its name, it doesn't contain any marijuana or THC.
It has a unique fruity flavor that isn't overly sweet and is made with four different liquors. It's a great option for St. Patrick's Day or any occasion where you want to impress your guests with a colorful and delicious drink.
15. Drunken Leprechaun
The Drunken Leprechaun is a vibrant green cocktail that's perfect for St. Patrick's Day. It's sweet, fruity, and made with just three ingredients. While it does contain three ounces of alcohol, it tastes mostly like orange juice with just a hint of booze.
It's a great option for those who prefer sweeter, fruitier cocktails. Try swapping out the whiskey for peach schnapps to create a fuzzy leprechaun drink.
16. Shamrock Cocktail
The Shamrock Cocktail is a perfect drink for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, and it's a fruity and refreshing green cocktail that's easy to make. The ingredients include white rum, vodka, Blue Curacao, and orange juice, which gives the drink its pretty green hue.
The cocktail is a cousin of the famous Grinch Cocktail Recipe, and it's a great alternative to green beer for those who don't fancy a beer. The Shamrock Cocktail is strong, but it tastes delicious and packs quite the punch. If you're looking for a fun and easy green cocktail to serve at your St. Patrick's Day party, the Shamrock Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
17. Wicked Witch Cocktail
The Wicked Witch Cocktail is a vibrant green concoction that is perfect for Halloween parties or any spooky soirée. Made with vodka, Midori, and Blue Curaçao, this cocktail is topped off with a cherry for an extra touch of wickedness. The drink gets its mesmerizing green color from the various liquors included in the mix, and for an added magical touch, silver cake shimmer is added to the mix.
This cocktail is perfect for those who want to add some fun and excitement to their Halloween party, and it's sure to impress your guests with its unique and spellbinding taste. So, if you're looking for a wickedly good cocktail to serve at your next party, the Wicked Witch Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
18. Irish Margarita
The Irish Margarita is a vibrant green cocktail that is perfect for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. This cocktail is a fun twist on the classic margarita, with the addition of Irish whiskey and a gold sugar rim that adds a touch of festivity to the drink.
The combination of tequila, Irish whiskey, blue curacao, pineapple juice, and peach schnapps creates a tropical and fruity flavor that is well-balanced and delicious. If you're looking for a refreshing and festive cocktail to serve at your next party, the Irish Margarita is definitely worth a try.
19. Emerald Rain
The Emerald Rain is a refreshing and tropical green cocktail made with Hpnotiq, orange juice, and lime. It has a perfect balance of sharp citrus and sweet tropical fruit flavors.
The addition of vodka makes this cocktail quite strong, so it's best enjoyed when you're settling in for the night. It pairs well with grilled salmon or chicken with mango salsa. Overall, the Emerald Rain is a delicious and visually stunning cocktail that's sure to impress your guests.
20. Pissed Leprechaun
If you're looking for a unique and non-traditional St. Patrick's Day cocktail, the Pissed Leprechaun is a must-try. This green Suze cocktail combines the bittersweet and herbaceous flavors of Suze with the sweetness of Irish whiskey and pineapple whiskey.
The addition of blue curaçao not only turns the drink a vibrant green but also adds a slight citrus flavor. While the cocktail is very dry, it's a perfect balance of woody and sweet flavors. The Pissed Leprechaun is a visually stunning drink that's sure to impress your guests.
21. Green Mimosa
The Green Mimosa is a perfect cocktail for St. Patrick's Day or any other celebration that calls for a fun and festive drink. This cocktail is a refreshing twist on the classic mimosa, with a vibrant green hue that comes from a mix of orange juice and Blue Curacao.
Topped with sparkling wine, this drink is easy to make and perfect for serving at parties. The Green Mimosa is a great way to add a pop of color to your cocktail lineup and impress your guests with a fun and unique drink.
22. Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail
The "Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail" is a festive and refreshing drink perfect for the holiday season or St. Patrick's Day. Made with watermelon rum, melon liqueur, and blue Curaçao, this cocktail boasts a distinctive melon flavor with tangy citrus and fruity rum.
The addition of pineapple, orange, and lemon juices makes the drink light and refreshing, perfect for enjoying before dinner. A pretty lemon sugar rim and melon ball garnish add to the cocktail's festive appeal. Whether you're a fan of Dr. Seuss's Grinch or simply looking for a delicious green cocktail, the "Very Merry Melon Grinch Green Cocktail" is sure to please.
23. Green Mimosas
Green Mimosas are a perfect addition to your St. Patrick's Day celebration. This festive cocktail is a twist on the traditional mimosa, mixing champagne with orange juice and a splash of Blue Curacao to create a gorgeous green hue. The combination of flavors is refreshing and delicious, making it a great choice for brunch or an evening drink.
The recipe is simple and easy to make in large batches, making it perfect for serving a crowd. Whether you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day or any other holiday, Green Mimosas are a fun and tasty way to add some color to your party.
24. The Grinch Cocktail
The Grinch Cocktail is a fun and festive green mimosa inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic character. It's made with blue wine and a mix of orange juice and sparkling wine, which creates a beautiful bright green color.
The cherry on top represents the Grinch's heart before it grew three sizes that day. It's a light and fruity drink that's easy to make and perfect for entertaining during the holiday season.
25. Baby Yoda Cocktail
The Baby Yoda Cocktail is a blue and green drink inspired by the popular character from "The Mandalorian" series. It's a sweet and fruity combination of rum, Midori, and pineapple juice, with a unique flavor from the addition of pond apple or swamp apple.
The cocktail has become a sensation on social media and is a must-try for fans of the series and Disney enthusiasts.