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Midori sour

10 Genius Green Cocktails (Midori Sour & More!)

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


Here’s how to make a Midori Sour, a bright green cocktail with a zingy melon flavor! Ditch the sour mix for this fresh homemade version.


  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) Midori
  • ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) lime juice
  • ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) lemon juice
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) soda water, to top
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice)
  • For the garnish: cocktail cherry and lime slice (optional)


  1. Add the Midori, lime juice, lemon juice and ice to a low ball glass and stir. 
  2. Pour in the soda water. Add the garnishes and serve.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Green cocktails

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About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes for memorable kitchen moments! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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