St. Patrick's Day Cocktails
By FBWorld Team

With St. Patrick's Day on the way, it's time to find the perfect drink to enjoy for all celebratory observances and festivities. Here are a handful of options, made with different spirits, that are sure to give you some Irish luck. Cheers and enjoy!

Laphroaig® End O' The Rainbow

3/4 part Laphroaig® Select
3/4 part Ginger Liqueur
3/4 part Pineapple Juice
3/4 part Lemon Juice
3 dashes Absinthe Verte Spring of mint (for garnish)

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a mint sprig.

Basil Hayden's® Bourbon Ginger Buck
By Mackenzie Gleason (New York, NY)

2 Parts Basil Hayden's® Bourbon
1 Part Lime Juice
1/2 Part Fresh Ginger
1/2 Parts Simple Syrup
Sprig of Rosemary (for garnish)
Candied Ginger (for garnish)

Add fresh ginger in a cocktail shaker and muddle until fine. Add all remaining ingredients and ice to the cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filed with ice. Garnish with a rosemary sprig & a piece of candied ginger on the rim.

EFFEN® Cucumber Irish Blessing

1 1/2 Parts EFFEN® Cucumber Vodka
3/4 Parts Lime Juice
3/4 Parts Simple Syrup
1 dash of Bitters
6 Mint Leaves
Club Soda

Muddle mint with lime juice and a few ice cubes, add to a cocktail shaker with remaining ingredients, except club soda and shake. Fine strain into a cocktail glass with ice and add club soda. Garnish with mint sprig.

Knob Creek® Luck of the Rye

1 1/2 parts Knob Creek Rye®
1/2 part Cold Smoked Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 part Cedar Plank Roasted Rosemary Simple Syrup
2 parts Seltzer Water

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass. Stir and strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a smoked lemon wheel and rosemary sprig.


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