St. Patrick’s Day means celebratory cocktails, green or not
Planning a St. Patrick’s Day party or outing and thinking green beer?
Meh. So last year, and every year before it.
Take a step up, and mix a few colorful cocktails, pleasing to the eye and the palate.
Fine Wines & Good Spirits has come up with a few recipes to get you started. Enjoy.
- 2 ounces Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
- 1 ounce egg white
- ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
- ½ ounce grenadine
- ¾ ounce simple syrup
- 4 fresh raspberries, plus 3 for garnish
Muddle raspberries with simple syrup in the bottom of a shaker. Add first four ingredients. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with skewered raspberries.
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Top O’ The Mornin’ Tonic
- 1 ½ ounces Celtic Honey Liqueur
- 4 ounces tonic water
- ½ ounce Jacquin’s Creme de Menthe Green
Combine all ingredients in a tall glass filled with ice; stir gently.
- 1 ounce Jameson Irish Whiskey
- 1 ounce Chartreuse
- 1 ounce vermouth
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
Baileys Almande Refresh
- 3 oz Baileys Almande Almondmilk Liqueur
- 3 oz coconut water
Combine all ingredients in a tall glass filled with ice.
Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, [email protected] or via Twitter .