Sour Apple Martini Mix: 9 Drink Ideas

Updated January 4, 2022
Sour Apple Martini Mix

When you pass that bright green bottle of sour apple martini mix, you might narrow your eyes and ask yourself who would purchase this. You, it's you-- because the world of possibilities for sour apple martini mix is endless. Whether you opt for vodka, gin, whiskey, or even tequila to drink with this green potion, your next cocktail will be out of this world.

Apple Whisky Sour

Apple whisky sour

This recipe calls for the Canadian whisky, apple-flavored Crown Royal. It's an apple-flavored twist on a popular whiskey drink, the traditional whiskey sour.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, lime juice, sour apple martini mix, simple syrup, and whisky.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with apple slices.

Green Apple Mojito

Green Apple Mojito

This twist on the classic mojito is sweet, sour, and minty.

Ingredients

  • 10 mint leaves
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • 1½ ounces white rum
  • Ice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves and simple syrup.
  2. Add ice, lime juice, sour apple martini mix, and rum.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  5. Top off with club soda.
  6. Garnish with mint leaves.

Mexican Apple Cocktail

Mexican Apple Cocktail

Green apple mixer is tasty with tequila as well. This recipe uses cinnamon-flavored tequila for that extra twist.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • 1½ ounces cinnamon-flavored tequila
  • Ice
  • Apple slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, lime juice, syrup, sour apple martini mix, and tequila.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with apple slice.

Green Apple Frozen Daiquiri

Green Apple Frozen Daiquiri

If you're a fan of the frozen daiquiri and love a sour candy, then you will enjoy this sour apple variation.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 1 bar spoon green curaçao
  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Lime wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a cocktail glass.
  2. In a blender, add ice, lime juice, simple syrup, curaçao, sour apple martini mix, and rum.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with lime wheel.

Caramel Apple Martini

Green Apple Martini

Sweet and sour, this is the perfect combination for people who like to drink their dessert.

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • ¾ ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • ¾ ounce apple vodka
  • ¾ ounce caramel vodka
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, sour apple martini mix, butterscotch schnapps, apple vodka, and caramel vodka.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

Sour Old-Fashioned

Sour Old-Fashioned

It may seem unusual, but the smokey rosemary tempers the sour mix for a perfectly tart yet savory cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 3 dashes cinnamon bitters
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge and charred rosemary sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add bourbon, sour apple martini mix, and bitters.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lime wedge and charred rosemary sprig.

Pear Pucker

Pear Pucker

Don't be fooled, just because you're using sour apple mix doesn't mean you can't highlight other fruit flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pear vodka
  • ½ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • ½ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • Ice
  • Pear slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, pear vodka, sour apple martini mix, and elderflower liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with pear slice.

Mermaid Martini

Mermaid Martini

The green hue of the sour apple martini mix helps to create the beautiful ocean blue hue of this martini.

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and sugar for rim
  • 1 ounce white rum
  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • ¾ ounce pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the martini glass or coupe with the lemon wedge.
  2. With the sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white rum, blue curaçao, sour apple martini mix, and pineapple juice.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.

Apple Drop Sparkler

Apple Drop Sparkler

The lemon drop martini gets a makeover with this sparkling apple version

Ingredients

  • 1¼ ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce sour apple martini mix
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ¼ ounce pineapple liqueur
  • Ice
  • Prosecco to top off
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a champagne flute or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, sour apple martin mix, simple syrup, and pineapple liqueur.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Using Martini Mix

Unlike sour apple vodkas and rums, which can be expensive, sour apple mix is fairly cheap. Since the mix can be used in a number of different drinks, you don't have to worry about blending it unsatisfactorily with most types of liquor. Best of all, the possibilities with the mix are utterly endless. You'll be able to add a splash to cocktails to give them a little bit of zing, or use it as the base for an apple-flavored martini creation. The choices are yours entirely, and it can be a lot of fun figuring out your favorites.

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