As a bartender, I've seen it all when it comes to cocktail requests. From classic martinis to trendy margaritas, there's always something new and exciting to mix up.
But when it comes to vodka and Midori, the possibilities are endless.
Vodka is a staple in most bars, and for a good reason. It's versatile, mixes well with other ingredients, and has a smooth taste that's easy to drink.
Midori, on the other hand, is a sweet, melon-flavored liqueur that adds a unique twist to any cocktail. When combined, these two spirits create a perfect balance of sweet and sour, making for a delicious and refreshing drink.
Whether you're looking for a fruity drink to sip on a hot summer day or a bold cocktail to impress your friends, vodka and Midori have got you covered.
From classic recipes to innovative concoctions, there's no shortage of options to choose from. So, sit back, relax, and let me take you on a journey through the best vodka and Midori cocktail recipes.
1. Midori Sour
The Midori Sour is a sweet and fruity cocktail that is sure to satisfy any craving for a delicious drink. Made with Midori liqueur, vodka, fresh citrus, and a splash of seltzer, this cocktail is a simple yet tasty option for any occasion. The bright green color of the Midori liqueur adds a fun and playful touch to the drink, while the melon flavor provides a unique and refreshing taste.
It's no wonder that the Midori Sour is one of the most popular Midori cocktails out there. Whether you're looking to enjoy a night out with friends or simply want to indulge in a sweet treat, the Midori Sour is definitely worth a try.
2. Melon Martini
The Melon Martini is a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This vodka and Midori-based drink has a sweet and fruity flavor that goes down smoothly. It's a great alternative to traditional St. Patrick's Day drinks and can be enjoyed year-round.
The neutral flavor of vodka makes it an ideal base for mixing with other flavors, and budget-friendly options work just as well as expensive brands. Whether you're sipping it as an aperitif or after-dinner drink, the Melon Martini is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. So, if you're looking for a delicious and refreshing cocktail to add to your repertoire, give the Melon Martini a try!
3. Honeydew Martini
The Honeydew Martini is a delicious cocktail that is perfect for those who love the taste of Midori. With a smooth and sweet flavor, this cocktail packs a punch with four ounces of alcohol in one serving.
While it may be strong, it is also incredibly flavorful and works well with salty dishes or snacks. If you're looking for a cocktail that is both smooth and loaded, the Honeydew Martini is definitely worth a try. Don't forget to check out the Honeydew-Ginger Martini for a twist on this classic recipe.
4. Frozen Melonball Cocktail
Looking for a refreshing and unique cocktail to enjoy this summer? Look no further than the Frozen Melonball Cocktail. Made with freshly juiced honeydew, Midori melon liquor, premium vodka, lime juice, and a splash of orange juice, this cocktail is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy.
Blended with ice and served in a lowball glass, it's the perfect drink to cool you down on a hot summer day. The bright green color and fruity flavors are sure to impress your guests at any outdoor gathering. So why not give this modern twist on a classic cocktail a try?
5. Midori Sour Martini
The Midori Sour Martini is a vibrant green cocktail that is perfect for the holiday season. Made with Midori, vodka, and a mixer of your choice, this sweet martini is balanced out with a squeeze of lime for a citrusy kick. The addition of a lemon-lime soda or sparkling water helps to cut through the sweetness of the Midori, resulting in a refreshing and easy-to-drink cocktail.
The garnish of a lemon slice and cherry adds a touch of elegance to the drink, making it perfect for any festive occasion. Whether you're a fan of sweet cocktails or just looking to try something new, the Midori Sour Martini is definitely worth a try.
6. Midori Splice
The Midori Splice is a deliciously sweet cocktail that combines the flavors of coconut, pineapple, and melon liqueur. It's the perfect drink to transport you to a tropical paradise, even if you're stuck in the middle of winter. The sweetness of the Midori is balanced nicely with the cream, creating a creamy and indulgent drink that's perfect for sipping on a warm evening.
If you're a fan of sweet and sour, you'll love the Midori Sour recipe, but if you're looking for something creamy and sweet, the Midori Splice is the way to go. So grab some friends, a patio, and a batch of Midori Splice cocktails, and get ready to be transported to a tropical paradise.
7. Midori Sour Punch
Midori Sour Punch is a sweet and sour cocktail made with melon liqueur, vodka, and limeade. It's a perfect drink for summer parties and gatherings, and it's easy to make for a crowd. The signature green color and unmistakable taste of melon come from the Midori liqueur, and the cocktail is served over ice with a garnish of mint and a cherry for color.
This cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves sweet and sour drinks with a fruity twist. So, if you're looking for a refreshing and delicious cocktail to serve at your next party, Midori Sour Punch is definitely worth trying.
8. Honeydew-Ginger Martini
The Honeydew-Ginger Martini is a unique and refreshing cocktail that combines the flavors of honeydew melon and ginger liqueur. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a sweet and spicy drink with a hint of tartness. The recipe can be easily tweaked to suit individual tastes, making it a fun and interactive drink to serve to guests.
The addition of Angostura bitters enhances the spicy notes of the ginger liqueur, but can be left out if the liqueur itself is already spicy enough. Overall, the Honeydew-Ginger Martini is a must-try for those looking for a new and exciting cocktail to add to their repertoire.
9. Japanese Slipper
If you're looking for a unique and refreshing cocktail to add to your collection, the Japanese Slipper is definitely worth trying. Made with Midori, a sweet honeydew melon-flavored Japanese liqueur, and vodka, this cocktail has a bright green color and a candy-like flavor that's sure to please.
The Midori adds a sweet and fruity note to the drink, while the vodka provides a nice kick. This cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy sweet and fruity drinks, and it's a great option for parties or gatherings. So, if you're looking for a fun and delicious cocktail to add to your repertoire, give the Japanese Slipper a try!
10. Perfect Tokyo Tea
The Perfect Tokyo Tea is a refreshing and unique cocktail that's a spin on the classic Long Island Iced Tea. It features Midori, a Japanese liqueur with a honeydew melon flavor that adds a bright and intriguing taste to the drink.
The combination of lemon, orange liqueur, and Midori creates a zingy and nuanced flavor profile that's perfect for sipping on a warm summer evening or as a signature drink for a party. It's definitely worth trying this delicious and must-try Vodka and Midori Cocktail recipe.
11. Shamrock Midori Melon Martini
The Shamrock Midori Melon Martini is a perfect cocktail for St. Patrick's Day celebrations. This festively green cocktail is made with only three ingredients: Midori liqueur, vodka, and a splash of orange juice. The sweetness of Midori liqueur blends perfectly with the smoothness of vodka, resulting in a delicious and refreshing drink.
To add to the festive spirit, the cocktail is garnished with green melon and a rim of green sugar. The cocktail is perfect for those who love green cocktails and want to enjoy a refreshing drink on St. Patrick's Day.
12. Mountain Dew Cocktail
If you're looking for a unique and fun cocktail to serve at your next party, the Mountain Dew Cocktail might just be the perfect choice. Despite its name, this drink doesn't actually contain any Mountain Dew, but it does have a sweet and citrusy flavor that's reminiscent of the popular soda.
The recipe involves dropping a shot of Midori into a mug, which adds a fun element to the drinking experience. There are a few variations of this cocktail, including one with beer and one with vodka, so you can experiment to find your favorite. Whether you're a fan of Mountain Dew or just looking for a fun and easygoing cocktail, the Mountain Dew Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
13. Green Demon
The Green Demon is a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that combines the sweetness of Midori with the tartness of lemon juice. This cocktail also contains vodka and rum, making it a slightly stronger drink than most. However, the addition of lemonade makes it a perfect long drink that can be enjoyed for a while.
The sweetness of the drink can be balanced with plain lemon juice, and it can be easily made in large batches for parties. The Green Demon is a great choice for a night out on the dance floor and is sure to be enjoyed by all.
14. Hammered Hulk Cocktail
The Hammered Hulk Cocktail is a bright green, tropical drink that is perfect for those who love fruity and fizzy cocktails. Made with coconut rum, Midori, and other ingredients, this cocktail is not only visually stunning but also packs a flavorful punch.
It's a little like a tropical punch, but not too sweet, and definitely not a girly drink. The addition of air bubbles from vigorous shaking makes the drink even more flavorful. If you're looking for a fun and unique cocktail to try, the Hammered Hulk is definitely worth a taste.
15. Wicked Witch Cocktail
The Wicked Witch Cocktail is a bright green concoction that is perfect for Halloween parties. Made with vodka, Midori, and Blue Curaçao, this cocktail is topped off with a cherry for a wicked touch. The drink gets its color from the various liquors included in the mix, but you can deepen the green with some green food coloring if you so wish.
For an additional magical touch, some silver cake shimmer (luster dust) goes into it too, making it a spellbinding drink. The cocktail is shaken and served over ice, making it a refreshing and fun drink for any spooky soirée. If you're looking for a signature cocktail to serve at your Halloween party, the Wicked Witch Cocktail is sure to impress your guests.
16. Melon Ball Cocktail
The Melon Ball Cocktail is a refreshing and sweet drink that will transport you back to the 80s. Made with just three ingredients – vodka, melon liqueur, and orange juice – this cocktail is easy to make and perfect for any occasion. The honeydew melon garnish adds a touch of elegance to this already beautiful drink.
Whether you're looking for a St. Patrick's Day cocktail or a pre-dinner drink for your next party, the Melon Ball Cocktail is a great choice. Its sweet and fruity flavor is sure to please anyone who enjoys a good cocktail. Try this recipe out and transport yourself back to the days of disco balls and dancing peeps.
17. Spiked Melon Ball Slushies
If you're looking for a refreshing and fruity cocktail to enjoy with your friends, the Spiked Melon Ball Slushie might just be the perfect choice. This frozen twist on the classic melon ball drink is made with honeydew melon, melon liquor, melon vodka, and sweet pineapple juice, creating a mouthful of refreshing flavor that is too good to miss.
The homemade honeydew melon ice cubes add an extra layer of flavor and texture, making this drink a perfect choice for a hot summer day. Whether you're a fan of classic melon balls or just looking for something fruity and sweet, the Spiked Melon Ball Slushie is definitely worth a try.
18. Watermelon Party Punch
"Watermelon Party Punch" is a refreshing and delicious cocktail that is perfect for summer parties. The cocktail is made with watermelon, vodka, wine, and midori, which gives it a fruity and sweet taste. The combination of these ingredients makes it a perfect cocktail for those who love fruity and light drinks.
The cocktail is easy to make and can be made in large batches, making it perfect for serving at parties. If you're looking for a cocktail that's easy to make and perfect for summer parties, "Watermelon Party Punch" is definitely worth trying.
19. Grinch Drink
The Grinch Drink is a perfect cocktail for Christmas holiday parties. It is a sweet, fruity, and flavorful cocktail that is easy to make. The cocktail is made with Midori and Vodka and can be turned into a punch for a crowd. The drink is served in a martini glass with a red sugar rim.
The cocktail is perfect for those who want a holiday-themed drink that is both fun and delicious. It is a great addition to any holiday party and is sure to be a hit with guests. If you are looking for a festive cocktail to serve at your next holiday party, the Grinch Drink is definitely worth trying.