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Here are some St. Patrick ’s Day cocktail recipes which are guaranteed to impress your guests. Photo by: Getty

Irish shamrock cocktail recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

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Here are some St. Patrick ’s Day cocktail recipes which are guaranteed to impress your guests. Photo by: Getty

Here are some St. Patrick ’s Day cocktail recipes which are guaranteed to impress your guests.

If you fancy a change from Guinness or Baileys, have your cocktail shaker, crème de menthe and Irish whiskey at the ready to make some St. Patrick’s Day-themed drinks to celebrate the occasion.

Irish Eyes

1 oz Irish whiskey
¼ oz green crème de menthe
2 oz cream

Place the whiskey, crème de menthe and cream into a shaker with ice cubes and shake well. Strain into an old-fashioned glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry to serve.

Irish Pride

3 oz crème de menthe, green
3 oz Amaretto
2 oz lemon juice

Pour the crème de menthe into a highball glass, next pour in the Amaretto and follow with the lemon juice. Stir the ingredients together gently.

Green Fizz

½ tsp powdered sugar
1 egg white
½ tsp lemon, juice of
2 oz dry gin
1 tsp green crème de menthe
carbonated water

Pour all of the ingredients (except the carbonated water) into a shaker along with ice. Shake well and strain into a highball glass. Top the glass up with carbonated water to serve.

Shamrock cocktail

1 tsp green crème de menthe
½ oz vermouth
1½ oz Irish whiskey

Put all of the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir well. Strain into a cocktail glass to serve, and garnish with an olive.

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