May the Fourth be with you cocktails: Cheers to Star Wars


Star Wars fans have a loyal, fierce following. Started by its fans, May the Fourth Be With You, Star Wars Day can be celebrated with may the forth be with you cocktails.

For many people, May 4 is a celebratory day. Begun by Star Wars fans, May the Fourth Be With You is a reason to celebrate all things Star Wars. From movie marathons to wearing a favorite Star Wars t-shirt, the Star Wars Day has many ways to celebrate. For the older Star Wars fans, let May 4 be marked with May the Fourth Be With You Cocktails.

May the fourth be with you cocktails, photo by Cristine Struble

While there are many way to celebrate Star Wars Day, a Star Wars cocktail can add a little levity to the celebration. From choosing your side to supporting your favorite Star Wars character, Star Wars cocktails are many. Over the years, even Disney Parks have embraced the Star Wars cocktails at Star Wars weekend celebrations.

Celebrating Star Wars Day doesn’t have to a huge production. The day can be marked with drinking blue milk from a Star Wars Tervis Tumbler. For a little more fun, these May the fourth be with you cocktails are simple, yet full of flavor.

May the Fourth Be With You Cocktails

Yoda Hot Cocoa (non-alcoholic, but alcohol could be added), from Just Short of Crazy (Deb Thompson, author)

"Ingredients4 cups of milk of your choice including lactose-free milk1 tsp. vanilla extract8 oz. white chocolate chips2 drops of Green food coloringwhipped cream2 Candy EyesGreen sprinklesInstructions1.Dip the glass in water then in green sprinkles2.Stir together milk, vanilla, food coloring and white chocolate in a medium saucepan.3.Cook over medium-low heat, stirring often, until the white hot chocolate comes to a simmer and melted4.Do not let it boil5.Remove from heat and serve immediately, topped with whipped cream and sprinkle the green sprinkles and add 2 eyes"

The Star Wars Cocktail from

"Ingredients:1 oz Lemon Lime Soda1 oz Amaretto1 oz Southern Comfort1 oz Sweet and Sour MixInstructions: Mix together all ingredients with crushed ice in a glass. Garnish cocktail with mint leaves."

Star Wars BB-8, photo by Cristine Struble

BB-8 Dark & Stormy (from

"Ingredients2 oz ginger beer1 oz spiced rumLime wedgeBlueberryInstructions: Pour ice into a glass. Fill glass with ginger beer. Slowly pour spiced rum over the ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wedge and blueberry. The garnish is to resemble BB-8."

Jedi Mind Trip from

"Ingredients:0.5 oz Lemon lime soda0.75 oz Midori melon liqueur1 oz Pineapple juice0.75 oz Parrot Bay rumInstructions: Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake well. Serve in a well-chilled martini glass garnish with a cheery."

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Which one will you raise with the Force? Choose wisely. As Yoda says, “Do or do not, there is no try.”