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March 12, 2014

St. Patrick's Day Cocktail Recipes

Are you looking for something other than green beer to serve on St. Patrick's Day weekend? When I received an email from Bushmills with these fabulous looking refreshing cocktail recipes, I had to share with you all!  I'm a BIG fan of Ginger Beer, so the "Honey, I'm Home" recipe is the first to try on my list.

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails
Bushmills Irish Honey Smash:

1.5 oz of Bushmills Irish Honey
2-3 Mint Leaves
3/4 oz Simple Syrup
2 Pieces of Lemon
1 oz Water

Drink Recipe Preparation: Muddle the lemon, mint, water, and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add Bushmills, shake, and strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish w/ a sprig of mint and serve.

Honey, I'm Home:

1.5 oz. Bushmills Irish Honey
Lemon Wedge
1 dash Angostura Bitters
Ginger Beer

Drink Recipe Preparation: In your mixing glass, add Bushmills, bitters and ginger beer. Shake, stir and strain over ice.

Irish Old Fashioned:

1.5oz Black Bush
1/2oz simple syrup
2 dashes of orange bitters
1 orange rind

Drink Recipe Preparation. in your mixing glass, add your black bush, simple syrup, orange bitters, and stir over ice for about 30 seconds. 

When you're done, strain this into a fresh glass of ice, and garnish with an orange rind. Enjoy.

Photos and recipes courtesy Bushmills
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