St. Paddy’s party time

Spice up your St. Patrick’s Day with some festive cocktails

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Irish Hammer

  • 1 part Jack Daniels
  • 1 part Irish Mist
  • 1 part Irish cream

Instructions: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in the liquors, shaking until chilled. Strain into shot glass.

Fuzzy Leprechaun Cocktail

  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 1 oz. Blue Curacao
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. orange juice
  • 1/2 oz. pineapple juice
  • Orange or cherry for garnish

Instructions: Combine ingredients in a shake with ice and shake. Strain into glass and add garnish.

Green Apple Sangria

  • 1 bottle (750 ml) white wine
  • 1 bottle/can (12 oz.) ginger ale – can substitute with champagne, club soda or sparkling water
  • 1 – 2 large granny smith apples

Instructions: Slice apples into thin slices or smaller, given glass size. Add apple to bottom of a pitcher and fill with wine and ginger ale (or substitute). Place in refrigerator and serve cold.

Whiskey Sour

  • 3 oz. whiskey

Sour mix:

  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 maraschino cherries
  • 4 teaspoons maraschino cherry juice

Instructions: Combine lemon juice and sugar. Add water and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add 4 teaspoons cherry juice from the jar. Pour one jigger (1 ½ ounce) whiskey into two ice filled glasses.

Shamrocked Shooter

  • 2 oz. Midori melon liquor
  • 1/2 oz. Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz. Carolan’s Irish cream liquor

Ingredients: Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into shot glass. Serve.


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