St. Patrick’s day means wearing of the green. But, it also means drinking of the green as well. Mix up these cocktails to show your Irish spirit, everyone is Irish on St. Patricks Day. Remember if you aren’t wearing green you get pinched, maybe we should include drinking of the green to that as well.
Sailor Jerry’s Throw Shade
2 parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
Juice of half a lime
1 ½ parts simple syrup
8 mint leaves
Muddle simple syrup & mint. Add Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum and shake over ice. Double strain. Serve in beer mug or pint glass on the rocks and top with Amber Lager.
Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum is a Caribbean Rum blended with 100% natural spices and flavors.
Reyka’s Matcha Bee
1 ½ part of Reyka Vodka
1 ½ part matcha honey syrup
¾ part fresh lemon juice
Q Soda water for topping
Lemon peel for garnish
Combine ingredients, shake and double strain into a flute, and top with soda water. Garnish with lemon peel.
Matcha honey syrup – Add 1 tsp of matcha green tea powder to 4 parts boiling water. Add in 4 parts of honey and whisk. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Allow to cool and bottle.
Reyka Vodka is an Icelandic born vodka and provides a smooth and crisp base for both complex and simple cocktails.
1 part Ancho Reyes Verde
1 ½ parts Reyka Vodka
½ part Lime
5 part Maria Verde mix***
Pickled Carrot, pickled onion and pickled jalapeno
Add all ingredients to a shaker, add ice, shake briefly to mix, and strain over fresh ice.
Drambuie Green Street
1 ½ parts Drambuie
1 Spicy Ginger teabag
3 parts Cucumber Juice
½ part Lemon Juice
Sweeten further to taste
Infuse one tea bag in up to 1/2 cup of Drambuie for 1 hour. Remove bag squeezing out excess. Combine all ingredients in a tin and shake. Double strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
Drambuie is made from a delightful combination of scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs and spices.
Monkey Shoulder’s Royal Cosmographer
1 ½ parts Monkey Shoulder whisky
¾ part Suze
½ part Maple Syrup Grade A
2 dashes of orange bitters
Add all ingredients to mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Once dilution is reached strain into glass. Twist orange peel over glass.
Recipe by Brand Ambassador Seb Derbomez
Monkey Shoulder, the mischievous malt whisky, is made for mixing in great cocktails like Show Me The Monkey