3.09.2012

HC: "St. Patty's Day Cocktails"

Tori Bodin
March 9th, 2012
HerCampus.com/UCLA

As much as I enjoy a good pub-crawl on St. Patrick’s Day, green beer has gotten as old and tired as corned beef and hash. Instead I’ll be celebrating my luck this year with a few festive cocktails. As far as I’m concerned, anything green is game.


Apple Martini 2 oz Sour Apple Schnapps 1 oz Vodka And a dash of Lemon-Lime Soda Combine all ingredients into a shaker, shake, and strain into glass. Easy enough!Green Tequila 1.5 oz Tequila ¾ oz Melon Liqueur A squeeze of lime Strain from a shaker and pour into a glass with ice. Basically a margarita with added festiveness.Mint Frappe 1 shot Crème de Menthe Add to a glass with ice cubes and allow the color to penetrate the ice. A green machine!Irish Gin Twist 1 oz Gin 2 oz Blue Curacao Combine in a glass with ice and top with a little orange juice. For underage leprechauns, try the virgin Green Glacier Blend frozen seedless grapes, 4 oz white grape juice, and some soda water. Pour into a glass and toss a few extra grapes in the mix as impromptu ice cubes! Her Campus hopes everyone has a safe and “lucky” St. Patrick’s Day. Remember not to go too heavy on the cocktails; you don’t want to overuse the phrase “Kiss Me I’m Irish” as you celebrate. Or do you?