6 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

3. The Last Word


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This recipe makes two reasonable sized cocktails, although you can make one decent sized one from using 25ml of each ingredient.

  • 40ml gin
  • 40ml maraschino liqueur (recommend Luxardo)
  • 40ml green Chartreuse
  • 40ml freshly squeezed lime juice

Chill two stemmed cocktail glasses in the freezer.

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway full with ice. Add the gin, maraschino, Chartreuse and lime juice. Shake vigorously for 15 to 30 seconds. Strain into the chilled glasses.

4. Irish Coffee


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If you are celebrating in Ireland you’ll find you can grab one of these anywhere and most pubs and bars elsewhere will be serving them up on Paddy’s day too!

40ml Jameson Irish Whiskey
25ml Brown sugar syrup (one part brown sugar, one part water)
Hot brewed coffee
Unsweetened cream, lightly whipped

Add the whiskey and sugar syrup to an Irish Coffee glass and fill two-thirds of the way with coffee. Top with one inch of whipped cream.

6. Emerald Isle

emerald isle

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50ml Gin
1 tsp Green Crème de menthe
2 dashes bitters

Pour the ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass.


So there you have it…6 simple cocktails to celebrate Paddy’s Day on 17th March! Let us know what you end up making- just tag us in your photos @tastecocktails

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