It’s time to celebrate May the Fourth, aka, Star Wars Day! And while there are many ways you can celebrate this special day, such as by catching some sweet deals on Star Wars merchandise or even playing some video games, you can also sip and savor your way through the holiday.
So why not celebrate by having a film or TV series marathon while sipping on what may be your new favorite drink?
Below is a list of four fun and uniquely named Star Wars-themed drinks worth trying; two to represent the light side and two for the dark side. Please remember to stay safe and drink responsibly.
From Jedi to Sith, these four Star Wars-themed drinks are sure to please on May The Fourth
Baby Yoda cocktail
Originally created by Michael Young of The Vault, Elysian Brewing decided to take the recipe and all their own twist to it! This cocktail is a light shade of green complete with lime wedges and blueberries to create ears and eyes.
The look may be subtle but there is no denying how much it looks like Grogu.
- 1.5oz Vodka
.5oz Apple Pucker
.5 Lemon Juice
.75 Simple Syrup
Shake with ice and strain into coupe glass.
Top off with Space Dust IPA.
Attach lime wedges for the ears and blueberries for the eyes to a cocktail stick.
Wrap glass step with napkin to create a robe-like appearance to complete the look.
Bossk’s Banana Blaster
For the coffee lovers out there in the galaxy, enjoy this savory drink sure to impress any member of the Dark Side. (Via David Feinsilber, @cocktail_critic.)
- 1/2 oz. Dark Creme De Cacao
- 1/2 oz. Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
- 3/4 oz. The Perfect Purée Banana Puree, thawed
- 3 oz. coffee
Add all ingredients into a coffee cup.
Garnish with whipped cream, yellow sprinkles, and a banana chip.
Jedi Mind Trick
Ah yes, the classic Jedi mind trick that never fails to amaze and entertain. Cheers to the Jedi who have mastered this ability! (Via Jesse Hawkins, @themocktailproject — Founder, The Mocktail Project.)
- 2 oz. The Perfect Purée Kiwi Puree, thawed
- 4 oz. Gruvi Nosecco
- 1/2 oz. local honey
- 6 mint leaves
- 2 blackberries
Add all ingredients into your shaker with a small amount of ice.
Shake well and strain over fresh ice.
Garnish drink with fresh kiwi, mint leaves and two blackberries on a stick.
Sith on This
This drink is more than just a funny play on words. The sweet and spicy consistently will surely get your tastebuds buzzing! (Via David Feinsilber.)
- 1 1/2 oz. Bourbon
- 1/2 oz. The Perfect Purée Cherry Puree, thawed
- 1/3 oz. The Perfect Purée Chipotle Sour blend, thawed
- Soda water
Add Cherry and Chipotle to a rocks glass and stir.
Add Bourbon and Ice, top with soda water and stir.
Garnish with a Luxardo Cherry pierced with a red lightsaber.
How will you be celebrating May the Fourth? Comment your answers below, I’d love to read them!