With St Patrick’s day just around the corner, green cocktails are a hot topic. These are a few that I will be trying this year:

 

green cocktail drink

 

The Green Iguana

15 ml tequila

30 ml melon liqueur

60 ml sweet and sour

Shake over ice, strain into rimmed martini glass.

Gin green cocktail

Gimlet CocktailĀ 

4 parts gin

3 parts lime cordial

1 lime wedge

Fill rocks glass with ice, add all ingredients, stir.

green spree cocktail

Green Spree

2 parts absolut vodka

2 parts apple juice

1 part lemon juice

1 part simple syrup

1 slice kiwi

Shake over ice, pour into chilled cocktail glass, garnish with kiwi.

vulcano green cocktail

Vulcano Cocktail

1 part green chartreuse

1 dash blue curacao

1 part cherry brandy

1 dash triple sec

champagne

Add blue curacao, cherry brandy, green chartreuse and triple sec into chilled champagne glass. Top with champagne.

the real mojito

The Real Mojito

10 fresh mint leaves

1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges

2 tbsp white sugar

1 cup ice

1 1/2 oz white rum

1/2 cup club soda

Muddle mint with one lime wedge in sturdy cocktail glass. Add 2 more lime wedges and sugar. Fill glass with ice, add rum and top with soda. garnish with last lime wedge.

kiwi kiss drink recipe

Kiwi Kiss

1 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced

3/4 oz lemongrass-ginger syrup

1/2 oz soju

6 oz dry sparkling sake

lemon grass spear

1″ cube of kiwi for garnish

Muddle kiwi, lemongrass-ginger syrup & soju. Fill glass 3/4 full of ice. Top with sparkling sake. Thread kiwi cube onto lemon grass spear (use metal skewer to poke hole.)

cucumber-mint-gimletCucumber Mint Gimlet

4 1/2 cups cucumber gin

2 1/4 cups fresh lime juice

1 cup plus 2 tbsp mint simple syrup

cucumber peels

fresh mint sprigs

Click here for full instructions

Enjoy!

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-Leah

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