4 of the Most Popular Midori Cocktails

Midori Cocktails & Green Drinks!

Midori is owned and produced by Suntory throughout the world. It was exclusively produced in Japan from 1964 and known as Hermes Melon Liqueur. It wasn’t until later that it was renamed to Midori which translates to “green” in Japanese. It started to gain traction in international markets after it was launched in New York City in 1978. It became a popular ingredient on back bars throughout the world.

The recipe was apparently tweaked around 2013 – reducing the sugar content and having a fresher melon taste, more reminiscent of the premium grade of musk melons that are used to produce the vibrant green liqueur.



Midori Sour

Midori Sour Recipe


Midori Illusion

Midori Illusion Recipe


Midori Splice

Midori Splice Cocktail


Japanese Slipper

Japanese Slipper Cocktail


What is your favourite Midori cocktail?

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    H…
    July 4, 2022 at 2:32 pm

    Favourite Midori cocktail or Calippo (At the Lawn Bar at Kangaroo Point). Midori, cointreau & double lemon. Lime makes ifor an even more tangy flavour. As made at the Dock Bar at Mooloolaba Wharf. Always with lots of ice…

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    Kylie Lawson
    September 3, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    My Favourite Midori Drink is The Midori Splice They are Amazing 😍

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