St. Patrick’s Day: Best Green Cocktails and Irish Drink Recipes
Here are some great “Green Cocktails” to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day.
With the luck of the Irish right around the corner you only have a few days to prepare.
If you are going out or staying at home don’t be afraid to try something a little “Green”. These are just a few of my favorites…
Ingredients: 2 oz. Irish whiskey, 1 oz. Italian vermouth, 1 dash orange bitters
Directions: Stir well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled martini glass
Green Dublin Apple Cocktail
Ingredients: 2 oz. Irish whiskey, 1 oz. sour apple Schnapps, 2 oz. white cranberry juice
Directions: Pout into a cocktail shaker. Add ice, shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a fresh apple slice
The Token Irishman
Ingredients: 2 oz. Irish whiskey, 3 drops Fee Brothers Mint Bitters, 5-6 sprigs of fresh mint, 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice, 1/2 oz. simple syrup, a splash of soda water
Directions: Set aside one sprig of mint. Muddle the rest with the simple syrup. Add the rest of the ingredients, shake and strain over ice into an old fashioned glass. Add a splash of soda water and garnish with the remaining mint sprig.
Ingredients: 1 ½ ounces Kahlua coffee liqueur, ½ ounce amaretto liqueur, 2 ½ milk and green & gold powder garnish (used on cakes).
Directions: Pour the ingredients into cocktail glass with ice, shake, and strain into chilled glass. Garnish with gold and green powder.
Ingredients: 2 ounces Tequila, 1 ounce Sour Apple Pucker, ¼ ounce Melon Liqueur, 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice and 2 lime wheels garnish.
Directions: Build in a traditional margarita glass over ice. Float lime wheels on top for garnish and taste.
Ingredients: 3/4 ounce Crème de Menthe,(green), ¾ ounce white Crème de Carcao, 2 cups vanilla Ice Cream, 4 ice cubes, Fresh mint to garnish.
Directions: Mix all ingredients except mint leaves together in blender and blend until drink has the consistency of a good milk shake. Garnish and indulge.
And of course it wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without “Green Beer”. Below is just a short how to video to get you tasting that green gold.
Remember if you are going to drink, be safe and don’t drive. Enjoy the “Green” drink and have a great St. Patrick’s Day.
Let us now some of your favorites in the comment section below.
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