Star Wars Day Cocktail Ideas!

Yeah, yeah, yeah we know- pretty much EVERY day is Star Wars Day. But, it’s still fun to have one day set aside to nerd out about all things from that galaxy far, far away. "May the 4th be with you." What started as pun warmly shared by fans has become a full-fledged Star Wars holiday. So, come on by Acme Liquor and grab the ingredients for one, or all, of these out-of-this-world cocktails!

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The “Drink Me, You Will”

1 1⁄2 oz Calvados

1 oz Apple cider

1⁄2 oz Sage simple syrup*

1⁄2 oz Fresh lemon juice

6 Basil leaves

Garnish: Sage leaves

Add all the ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake.

Strain into Martini glass.

Garnish with 2 fresh sage leaves.

*Sage simple syrup: Heat 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water together over medium-low heat, stirring often, until dissolved. Allow to cool. Transfer to an airtight container, add 8 sage leaves, cut in half, and steep overnight. Remove in the morning.


The “Death Star”

1 oz Jägermeister

1 oz Gentleman Jack Tennessee whiskey

1 oz Grey Goose vodka

1 oz Triple sec

2 oz Sour mix

2 oz Coca-Cola

Add all the ingredients in a Collins glass over ice and stir.


The “Java the Hutt”

1 1⁄2 oz Cutwater Fugu horchata vodka

2 oz Cold-brew coffee

1⁄2 oz Half-and-half

1⁄4 oz Giffard white crème de cacao liqueur

1⁄2 oz Simple syrup

Garnish: Cinnamon sugar

Add all the ingredients into a shaker and dry-shake (without ice) for 5 seconds.

Add ice, and shake again until well-chilled.

Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice.

Garnish with 1 pinch of cinnamon sugar.


We’d love to hear how your Star Wars day was! Did you need to use the Force to make these cocktails?? Or, did you create something new?

(Thanks to the folks at for their stellar ideas!)