Drink Green for St. Paddy’s Day

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St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to get lucky with a few new green drink recipes! The varieties of cocktails is endless with minty, boozy, and sham-tastic concepts that’ll get you river-dancing ’til you start seeing leprechauns. Here are a few of our favorite drinks. If you need more cocktail ideas, check out our Pinterest board full of other ideas. Need a place to party for St. Paddy’s? Howl at the Moon has you covered! Choose your nearest location to find out what your local dueling piano bar that rocks is up to!

Shamrock Martini

4-6 large ice cubes
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
a few drops green food coloring
4 oz Prairie Organic Vodka
1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
1 oz vanilla bean agave syrup*

In a martini shaker add the ice, vanilla, mint, vodka, coconut milk, and agave syrup, and place top on shaker. Shake until well blended. Pour through a strainer into a chilled martini glass, and serve!

*Vanilla Bean Agave Syrup: Combine 1/2 cup boiling water, 1/2 cup agave nectar, one vanilla bean (slit), and stir until agave nectar is dissolved. Let sit until cool, then remove the vanilla bean and pour into a container. Store in the fridge.
Source – Petit Chef

 

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Sham-Rocker

1 oz. 1800 Silver Tequila
1 oz. Melon Liqueur
1/2 oz. Triple Sec
Splash of Orange Juice
Mix with ice, and garnish with an orange slice

source – Coastal Companion

 

 

 

 

 

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Grasshopper

1 shot green creme de menthe
1 shot white creme de cacao
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
Fresh mint sprig, for garnish
Directions
Place creme de menthe, creme de cacao, and ice cream into a blender. Blend until thick and creamy.

Pour into a 12-ounce glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Source – Food Network

Green Eyes

1 oz Midori
1 oz Malibu Rum
1/2 oz Cream of coconut
1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 1/2 oz Pineapple Juice

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