TGIF Cocktail Recipe(S) of the Day: All About St. Patrick’s
Create your own Irish luck— okay maybe that’s not possible. However, celebrating like the Irish is totally doable. Here are a few St. Patrick’s Day inspired cocktail recipes that we’ve curated especially for you to get you on your way. Happy St. Patrick’s Fay. Cheers.
Pucker® Sassy Shamrock
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Sour Apple Sass™ Vodka.
1 part Lemon Juice
1⁄2 part Simple Syrup
1⁄2 part Elderflower Liqueur
Directions: Add first four ingredients to a cocktail shaker.Shake vigorously and strain.Pour into a Collins glass and top with soda.
Cocktail photos on black.
St. Patty’s Day Spruce
2 oz. Vikingfjord 80 Proof Vodka
2 Dashes of Bitter Truth Celery Bitters
Fever Tree Tonic Water
Directions: Pour in two ounces of Vikingfjord vodka and top with tonic water. Add two dashes of celery bitters. Fill glass with ice. Squeeze in one lime wedge and discard. Garnish with cucumber spruce.
1 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
2 oz. Dry Ginger Ale
Juice from 2 Lime Wedges
Directions: Pour over ice and serve in a low ball glass.
Irish Eyes Are Smiling
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Cucumber Vodka
6 parts green tea (water steeped with tea bags OR diet green tea)
Cucumber wheel for garnish
Directions: Pour ingredients over ice. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.
2 oz Caliche Rum
3/4 oz Melon Liqueur
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Triple Sec
3 dashes mint bitters
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice and shake until well chilled. Serve up in a coupe glass.
Kiss Me I’m Irish
50ml/2 oz Belvedere Vodka
Dash Elderflower Syrup
3 chunks pink grapefruit
Directions: Muddle grapefruit with elderflower cordial. Add crushed ice and churn. Re-top with crushed ice and garnish with a pink grapefruit wedge.
Created by Jaden Hair of Steamy Kitchen
1 ½ oz Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka
1/2 oz Crème de menthe
1/2 oz Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz Cream
Directions: Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a Peppermint Pattie candy wedge.
Basil Hayden's® Irish Julep
2 parts Basil Hayden¹s® Bourbon
.5 parts DeKuyper® Green Crème de Menthe
1 part Half and Half
Directions: Shake all ingredients well with ice. Strain over crushed ice into a highball glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.
3oz LeSUTRA Blueberry Sparkling Liqueur
3oz LeSUTRA Peach Sparkling Liqueur
Half Fresh Squeezed Lime
Directions: shake the liqueur and the half fresh squeezed lime. Served Over Rocks in a Highball Glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and loose blueberries.
Bounce Sporting Club’s “SparkPlug”
Served at Bounce Sporting Club
1 Oz Banana Jameson
.5 Oz Kahlua
.5 Oz Baileys
1 Oz Chilled Espresso
Directions: Shake and strain on to fresh ice. Garnish With three Espresso Beans. Serve on a high ball glass.