Top 15 Midori Drinks with Recipes

What is Midori

Basically a Japanese drink, the brilliant green Midori is undoubtedly one of the most popular liqueurs around the world. It is considered a standard beverage in bars, at family and friends’ holiday parties, as well as by those who cherish lonesome drinking. Here are a few of the best Midori drink ideas for you, with a lot of interesting ingredients that you’d surely love. Have fun!


Midori Drinks

Cocktail Recipes with Midori Melon

1. Fruity Midori Long Drink

In a shaker vigorously mix Midori, White Creme de Cacao and cream 1 oz each along with ½ oz orange liqueur, 2½ oz pineapple juice. Strain in at all glass and garnish with a pineapple chunk.
(You can use cranberry, raspberry, or any other fruit juice instead of pineapple. But fresh juice is recommended for the perfect flavor. For that, you can use your mixer-grinder.)

Fruity Midori Long Drink

2. Easy Midori Alcohol Blast

Shake gin, white rum, melon (or cucumber) vodka, and tequila ½ oz each with 1½ oz Midori. Serve in a tall, good looking glass.

Alcohol Blast Mixed with Midori Melon

3. Girly Lemony-&-Melony Midori Mix

In a glass mix 1 oz Midori with 2 oz ginger ale and 1 tsp lemon juice. Fill the rest with chilled lemonade. Serve topped with melon balls.

Girly Midori Drink Recipe with Melon and Lemon

4. Midori Christmas Party Punch

Just mix 1 oz Midori melon with 3 oz champagne and serve in pre-frozen champagne glasses.

Midori Mixed Punch for Christmas Party

5. Blended Midori Melon Colada

Blend 2 oz Midori melon with 1 oz coconut rum and 6 oz pina colada. Serve in Collins or any tall glass, garnished with a cherry and/or a pineapple slice.

Blended Midori Melon Colada

6. Midori Piggelin Cocktail

In any glass, pour 1 oz Midori, 1 oz gin, and then add about 6 oz of any soft drink like 7up, Coke, or Sprite. Add ice cubes and stir mix gently. Serve with a lemon rind.

Standard Midori Piggelin Cocktail

7. Layered Short-Shooter Mixed with Midori

Put dashes of grenadine in shot glasses. Now layer them first with ½ oz Midori, and then with ½ oz Advocaat (or Irish cream). Shoot in!
This will give you three layers in red, cream and green. However, you might want to replace Advocaat with something more colorful like the cyan-colored Hpnotiq.

Layered Midori Short-Shooter

8. Sour Midori Illusion Cocktail

Shake together 1 oz Midori, ⅔ oz lemon juice, ½ oz Cointreau and ½ oz lemon vodka. Pour in a glass. Top with equal parts of pineapple juice and orange juice. Serve chilled topped with orange or pineapple wedges.

Sour Midori Illusion Cocktail

9. Midori Kamikaze-Martini Shooter

Thoroughly shake 1¾ oz Absolut vodka, 1 oz Midori, and ½ oz each of Lime Juice and Triple Sec in a shaker. Strain in pre-chilled shot glasses.
[With a simple alteration, you can go for ‘Midori Appletini Shooter’. Just replace Triple sec with apple schnapps. If you choose to make ‘Midori Margarita’, just replace the vodka with tequila.]

Midori Kamikaze-Martini Shooter Drinks

10. Simple Midori Grinch Cocktail

In a cocktail shaker, shake 2 oz Midori, ½ oz lemon juice, 1 tsp simple syrup, along with a few ice cubes. Strain into glasses and sip.

Simple Midori Grinch Cocktail

11. Creamy Milky Pearl Cocktail

Mix together Midori, Malibu rum, Pineapple juice, and milk ⅓ oz each. Shake until frothy. Serve ice cold.

Creamy Milky Pearl Cocktail with Midori

12. Green Summer Drink Using Midori

In a glass, pour 1 oz of each of white rum, gold rum and sweet & sour mix, ½ oz orange juice and ½ oz Midori. Finally, add a splash of Bacardi 151 proof rum, and swirl lightly with a straw. Serve chilled topped with a red cherry.

Green Summer Drink Made with Midori

13. Midori-based Energy Drink

Mix 1 oz of vodka and 1 oz of Midori in a glass. Now fill the rest of the glass with crushed ice and pour an energy drink of your choice like Surge, Dawn, or Red Bull, over it. Swirl mildly with a stirrer. Enjoy the drink.

Midori-based Energy Drink

14. Layered Blue-green Jell-O Shooter

Layer as best as possible ⅓ oz of each of Blue Curacao, Bailey’s Irish Cream and Midori in order. Serve chilled.

Midori Blue-green Jell-O Shooter

15. Quick Midori Sour Shot

Stir 3 oz Midori with 1½ oz sour mix. Gulp down.

Quick Midori Sour Shot Drinks

Compared to stronger liqueurs like Kahlua or Absinthe, the percentage of alcohol present in Midori is much less (usually 20%-21%). So, that’s good news for alcohol lovers who are also health conscious! Just make these interesting Midori cocktails, shots and mixes at home, and watch your friends going ‘green’ with envy!

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