Tag: St. Patrick’s Day cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Drink Week: Apple Mint Martini

March 15, 2012 | 12:30 PM | Cocktail Recipes | By Staff

Are you getting tired of green cocktails yet? If you are, get over it, because it’s only Thursday and the green beer will be flowin’ generously until Sunday morning. However, courtesy of Hidden Meadow Ranch in Greer, Arizona, today’s drink is a little classier than green beer. The Ranch, hosting its own St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a Corned Beef and Hash dinner on March 17th, will offer the drink as part of its day-long Irish celebration. With a healthy slice of green apple and plenty of apple vodka, this is the perfect spring drink, St. Patty’s celebration or not.

1 oz apple vodka
½ oz green crème de menthe
2 ½ oz Soda
Green apple slice
4 mint leaves

Fill cocktail shaker with ice and pour apple vodka, crème de menthe and soda over ice. Gently shake (not stirred) and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with a slice of green apple and float four mint leaves on top to represent a four leaf clover.

St. Patrick’s Day Drink Week: The Celtic Pride

March 14, 2012 | 12:30 PM | Cocktail Recipes | By Staff

It isn’t St. Patrick’s Day without a dash of whiskey, but if you’re like us, straight up is sometimes a little too harsh (we’re not all tough cowboys, ok?). In that case, today’s simple and super easy cocktail is a jackpot-of-gold: the Celtic Pride from Old Town Whiskey in Scottsdale will have you kickin’ up your heels in no time.

1.5 oz John L. Sullivan Irish whiskey
1 oz simple syrup
.75 oz lemon juice
3 heavy dashes of amarena cherry juice reduction

Pour into a coupe glass or on the rocks with a cherry garnish.

St. Patrick’s Day Drink Recipe Week

March 12, 2012 | 12:30 PM | Cocktail Recipes | By Staff

We’re celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day the best way we know how: with a St. Patrick’s Day drink recipe a day! Check back this week for a barrel of St. Patrick’s Day drinks to mix up a little leprechaun-themed fun for your holiday.

First up, we’re starting off small, yet strong with the Baby Irish Stout from Tilted Kilt in Phoenix.

1 oz Patron XO Cafe (chilled)
.5 oz Irish Creme Liquor (chilled)

Pour chilled Patron XO Café into shot glass, then float Irish Cream on top.

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