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The Real History of St. Patty’s Day and Specialty Cocktails

Green Bloody Maria, Pour Leaf Clover and more!

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Green Bloody Maria - st. patty's day cocktail - milage

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Green Bloody Maria

2 oz Milagro Silver
1 Tomatillo
1 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Agave Nectar
4 Cucumber Slices
1 pinch Cilantro
1 slice Jalapeno
1 pinch Minced Garlic
1 pinch Salt

Blend all ingredients without ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice. Garnish with cucumber.

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RumChata Kentucky Grasshopper - st. patty's day cocktail recipe

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The Kentucky Grasshopper

2 parts RumChata®
1 part creme de menthe
1/2 part Bourbon
Splash heavy cream (optional)

Can be enjoyed as a martini, on the rocks or as a sweet, layered shot (separate bourbon with creme de menthe)

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SVEDKA Pour Leaf Clover - st. patrick's day cocktails

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Pour Leaf Clover

2 parts SVEDKA Vodka
¾ part fresh lime juice
¾ part simple syrup
4 mint sprigs
Edible glitter

Muddle mint at bottom of a pilsner glass. Build liquid ingredients over crushed ice. Agitate with a spoon (or swizzle), not disturbing the mint at the bottom. Top with ice and rim glass with edible glitter. Garnish with mint.

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st. patrick's day cocktail recipes

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I Need My Shillelagh

2 oz Irish Mist Whiskey
1 oz Green Crème de Menthe
1 oz Green Chartreuse

Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a glass with fresh ice.

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st. patty's day drink ideasSt. Patty

1.5 oz  Twenty Grand – 80 Proof
3/4 oz French vermouth
3/4 oz  Italian vermouth
Dash absinthe
2 Dash Curaçao
Orange twist
Rose optional

Add all the alcohol to a shaker with ice. Shake till chilled. Strain into your cocktail glass with fresh ice. Garnish with Orange Twist – and optional Rose petal.

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Emerald Isletito's emrald isle cocktail recipe for st. patty's day

2 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka
1 oz simple syrup
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3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
3 slices peeled English Cucumber
3 drops green Tabasco
Fresh cilantro

In the bottom of a mixing glass, muddle the cucumber, fresh cilantro, simple syrup and lemon juice. Add Tito’s Handmade Vodka and ice. Shake vigorously.

Strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with 3 drops of green Tabasco. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

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