5 ‘Star Wars’ Cocktails to Celebrate May the Fourth

by Chelsea Cummings
'Star Wars' Cocktails

'Star Wars' Cocktails

Did you know that May 4th is International Star Wars Day? To celebrate, we’re sharing 5 ‘Star Wars’ cocktails inspired by the hit film franchise.

1. Blue Milk

This alcoholic blue milk cocktail is inspired by the blue bantha milk that Luke Skywalker drank on Tatooine in Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope. 

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well.
  2. Strain into an ice-filled tumbler.
blue milk 'Star Wars' Cocktails

Sweet, creamy and very blue, this blue milk cocktail is simply out-of-this-world.

2. Dark Side

Step over to the dark side with this recipe for a cold dark brew. This easy-to-make long drink features an intense kick of Dark Matter Spiced Rum mixed with cold brew coffee for a refreshing cocktail.

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice.
  2. Pour into an ice-filled highball glass.
  3. Garnish with a twist of lime.
cold coffee with lime cocktail

3. Drink Me, You Will

This short and stout Yoda-inspired cocktail shares the Jedi master’s beautiful green skin tone.

Ingredients:

  • 60ml coconut rum
  • 60ml midori
  • 90ml pineapple juice

Method:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well.
  2. Strain mix into glass over ice.
  3. Optional (Garnish with two lime wedges on the end of a cocktail stick to look like Yoda’s ears sticking up)
Green tropical cocktail

4. Planet Hoth

What better cocktail to encapsulate Planet Hoth, the world of snow and ice, than a blue frozen margarita?

Ingredients:

  • 45ml blue curaçao
  • 60 ml tequila
  • 15ml triple sec
  • 15ml fresh lime juice
  • Handful of Ice (about enough to fill the glass you’re using)
  • Salt for the rim

Method:

  1. Make your salt rim by making a small incision in half a lime and running it around the outside rim of the margarita glass. Then roll the outer edge of the rim in the salt until coated evenly.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  3. Blend on the highest setting until completely smooth.
  4. Garnish with a lime or lemon wheel. Serve immediately so it doesn’t melt!
blue frozen margarita

Top Tips:

  • To make your drink as cold as Hoth, store them in the freezer!
  • Using pre-crushed ice will be quicker and easier.
  • Add the ice last and little by little. You don’t want to overdo it and have a watery margarita.

5. Darth Vader

This black martini is as dark as Darth Vader’s heart and is simple to make and surprisingly fruity.

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Chill your martini glasses in the freezer for at least 30 minutes beforehand.
  2. Pour all the liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well.
  3. Pour into your chilled martini glass and garnish with your fruit of choice: orange peel, blackberry, black cherry…
black martini

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We hope you enjoyed these 5 ‘Star Wars’ Cocktails. Let us know how they go in the comments below.

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