Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With These Lucky Cocktails

Fri, March 15, 2013 5:35pm EDT by Add first Comment

St. Patrick’s day wouldn’t be complete without a festive green cocktail and lucky for you HollywoodLife.com has the drinks that’ll jumpstart the big day!

Forget green beer this year and spice up St. Patrick’s Day with a real luck of the Irish cocktail that’s bound to lead you to the pot of gold on Mar. 17!

Leprechaun Mix

Kiwi, 1oz Lime, .25 St.Germain, .5oz Simple Syrup, 2oz Gin Build in shaker. half a kiwi, lime juice st.germain, simple syrup muddle and ice shake and strain into a coupe glass garnish with a kiwi wheel.

Hot Patty

Basil, Jalapeño,1oz Lime Juice, .75oz Agave, 2oz Ciroc Build in shaker, 3 basil leaves, 1 jalapeño, lime juice, agave, muddle add Ciroc add ice shake and fine strain over a couple glass garnish with basil leaf and jalapeño.

Cali Clover

2 oz Caliche Rum
3/4 oz Melon Liqueur
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Triple Sec
3 dashes mint bitters
Combine all ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice and shake until well chilled. Serve up in a coupe glass.

Lucky Leprechaun

1 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
2 oz. Dry Ginger Ale
Juice from 2 Lime Wedges

Pour over ice and serve in a low ball glass.

MIDORI Shamrocked

2 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
1/2 oz. Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey
1/2 oz. Carolan’s Irish cream liqueur

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake incredibly well. Strain into a shot glass.

The Irish

1 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
Top with Tonic Water

Pour ingredients over ice into a glass, and stir gently. Garnish with a squeezed lemon wedge.

The Irish Espresso

Available at The EMM Group’s The General
1.5 parts Avión Espresso
1.5 part Jameson Whiskey

Pour ingredients into a rocks glass over ice. Stir.

Emerald Spritzer

Ingredients:
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Sour Apple Sass™ Vodka
1 part Lemon Juice
1 part Simple Syrup
1 part Unsweetened Green Tea
10 Mint Leaves, Ripped

Instructions:
1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
2. Shake, strain and pour into a Collins glass.

Sassy Shamrock

Ingredients:
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Sour Apple Sass™ Vodka.
1 part Lemon Juice
1⁄2 part Simple Syrup
1⁄2 part Elderflower Liqueur
Soda

Instructions:
1. Add first four ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
2. Shake vigorously and strain.
3. Pour into a Collins glass and top with soda.

Sultry Irish Kiss

Ingredients:
1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Citrus Squeeze™ Vodka.
3 Slices of Cucumber
Juice of Half a Lime
2 parts Ginger Ale

Instructions:
1. Add cucumber and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and muddle.
2. Add a scoop of ice and vodka; shake vigorously.
3. Add ginger ale and pour into a Collins glass.

Emerald Gimlet from Beauty & Essex

2oz Grey Goose Vodka
.75oz Lime Juice
.5oz Lemon Simple
3 Big basil leaves
Muddle basil with ice
Add simple, lime juice, vodka
Shake and strain
Martini Glass
Garnish w/ a Lime Chip

UVA BIANCO from LAVO Las Vegas

Translates into the “white grape,” and tastes just as refreshing. Using only fresh muddled grapes as sweetener, this is absolutely one of LAVO’s most popular cocktails.

UVA BIANCO

2 oz
Bacardi Artic Grape
1 oz
St Germain
.25 oz
Lemon Juice
7
Muddled Green Grapes
splash
Club Soda
mart
3 Grapes
Purity Four Leaf Clover
3 oz Purity Vodka
1 oz water
.5 oz green chartreuse
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and stir until ice cold. Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with a lime zest stamped into the shape of a shamrock.

FERGUSON

1 ½ oz Voli Lemon
¾ oz Apple Pucker
2 fresh lemon squeezes
Top with soda
Glass: Martini
Garnish: Apple Wedge
Method: Shake and strain
Approx. Calories: 125

The Irish Espresso

1.5 parts Avión Espresso
1 part Jameson Whiskey
Pour ingredients into a rocks glass over ice. Stir.

Green Tea-ni Thyme

50ml/ 2 oz Belvedere Lemon Tea

20ml/ ¾ oz Lemon Juice

20ml/ ¾ oz Green Tea Syrup

3 Sprigs Fresh Thyme

Gentle press thyme in base of shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake hard over ice. Fine strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sprig of thyme.

East Citrus Sour

· 2 parts white peppercorn-infused Portón
· 3/4 part Yuzu Citrus Blend*
· 3/4 part Agave syrup
· 1 dash Angostura bitters
· 3/4 part egg white

Harmonie’s Lucky Lady

-2 oz. Hpnotiq Harmonie
-1 oz. Premium White Rum
-Touch of Lime Juice
-4-6 Mint Leaves
-Instructions: Shake ingredients together. Pour over ice, stir, and serve in a highball glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.

HPNOTIQ Pot o’ Gold

-2 oz. Hpnotiq
-1/2 oz. Premium Vodka
-Splash of Pineapple Juice
-Touch of Grenadine
-Instructions: Shake with ice and strain into rocks glass. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

Camarena Shamrock Shaker

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Camarena Reposado Tequila
1/2 oz Sour Apple Liqueur
1/4 oz Agave Nectar
2 oz Lime Juice
Sliced Green Apples for Garnish

Directions:
Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to blend and chill. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with a fan of thinly sliced green apples.

Irish Castaway

Ingredients:

1 ounce Shellback Spiced Rum

1 ounce Irish Whiskey

1/4 ounce Vanilla Liqueur

1/4 ounce Lemon Juice

Bar spoon of Brown Sugar

2 ounces Brut Champagne

Directions:

Combine brown sugar and liquids except champagne in cocktail shaker, no ice. Stir to dissolve brown sugar. Add ice. Shake to blend. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice. Top with brut champagne.

Sauza® Lucky Rita

Serves 8

Ingredients:
• 2 parts Sauza® Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
• 1 part Dekuyper® Melon Liqueur
• 4 parts limeade
• Sugar

Instructions:
In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients and shake to chill. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and rimmed with sugar. Garnish with a lime.

— Chloe Melas

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