4 St Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes! Cheers! 4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. What will you be doing? Will you be hanging out with a leprechaun, looking for that mythical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Or will you be hiding out in your house, trying not to get pinched. Either way, don’t drink the same old green beer again this year. Try one of these 4 St Patrick’s Day cocktail recipes instead! Cheers!

4 St Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes

4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes! Cheers! 4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

SPARKLING MINT MOJITO
  
INGREDIENTS
5 oz Sparkling Ice[1] Lemon Lime
1 ½ oz White rum
6 Mint leaves lightly muddled
Splash of lime

DIRECTIONS
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a chilled tall glass. Garnish with a lime slice.

4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes! Cheers! 4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

GINGER SAGE COCKTAIL
SERVINGS: 8-10

INGREDIENTS
1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG[4]
Simple Syrup
1 cup honey
3 cups water
2 whole pears, peeled, cored and diced
1 large piece of ginger, peeled and diced
20 fresh sage leaves (plus more for garnish)

DIRECTIONS
In a saucepan combine the honey and water over medium heat and bring to a light boil. Turn the heat down to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the honey has dissolved completely. Add the pears, ginger and sage leaves. Simmer, stirring occasionally until the mixture has reduced by 1/3 (about 15-20 minutes). Remove from heat and let the mixture steep for an additional 10 minutes. Strain the syrup into a large canning jar or thick glass bowl. Discard the ginger and sage leaves. Place a few pieces of the cooked pear into each stemless wine glass followed by 2 tbsps of the simple syrup. Add Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore and serve.

4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes! Cheers! 4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

GINGER JELLO SHOTS   

INGREDIENTS
16 oz Sparkling Ice[1] Ginger Lime
10 limes
1 cup vodka
2 packages unflavored gelatin
2 tbsp chopped mint

DIRECTIONS
Cut the limes in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, set to the side. In a saucepan, add Sparkling Ice[1] Ginger Lime, sprinkle gelatin over and allow to sit for 2 minutes. Place over low heat and stir until dissolved, about 5 min. Remove from heat and stir in vodka and mint.  Pour mixture into lime halves and place into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until set. Cut limes in half to serve and enjoy!

4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes! Cheers! 4 St Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

GINGERED APPLE SPARKLER

INGREDIENTS
1.5 oz. handcrafted Vodka
1.5 oz. sour apple liqueur Splash of Angostura Bitters
4 oz. chilled
1 maraschino cherry

DIRECTIONS Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, liqueur and bitters; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with Brooklyn Crafted and the cherry.

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