St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Many of you will have heard of the Black Velvet cocktail (Guinness and Champagne mixed together), but what other cocktails are made for this Irish holiday?

Irish Buck – a whiskey based favourite!

Ingredients

  • 55ml brandy
  • 55ml Irish cream
  • 120ml coffee
  • Whipped cream
  • Green sprinkles

Instructions

  • Warm brandy and irish cream is small saucepan on a low heat. Mix with coffee.
  • Add whipped cream and finish with sprinkles on top

Irish Cream Cocktail – smooth and velvety!

Ingredients

  • 100 ml Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • 50 ml espresso
  • 20 ml half and half creamer
  • ice

Instructions

  • Fill shaker half way with ice. Combine the Bailey’s, espresso, and half and half and pour over ice.
  • Close shaker and shake well to combine.
  • Strain into two glasses and garnish each with three coffee beans.

Irish Apple Martini – fruity and fabulous!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons apple schnapps
  • 2 tablespoons vodka
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker full of ice, combine apple schnapps, vodka and apple juice. Mix well. Pour into glasses and garnish with a slice of Granny Smith apple.