How to mix up some St. Patrick’s Day cheer

Printed from: https://newbostonpost.com/2016/03/14/how-to-mix-up-some-st-patricks-day-cheer/

Celebrating the day devoted to Ireland’s patron saint in the Christian calendar is officially marked with parades in Boston, New York, Chicago and elsewhere. But for many the day is a celebration of Irish culture, and that can include pub-crawls in South Boston or a quieter gathering at home. If you’re among the latter group and plan to sit back and relax, here are some easy-to-make St. Patrick’s Day concoctions to enjoy with your guests.

 

Irish Coffee

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Ingredients:
1. Irish whiskey such as Jameson, Bushmills or Redbreast
2. Freshly brewed coffee
3. Brown sugar
4. Irish cream liquor such as Baileys
5. Whipped cream

Instructions:
1. Brew the coffee
2. Pour coffee into serving cup, to three-quarters full
3. Add a teaspoon of brown sugar
4. Add a shot of whiskey
5. Fill with Irish cream liquor
6. Stir together
7. Top with whipped cream

 

 Shamrock

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Ingredients:
1. Midori melon liquor
2. Irish cream liquor
3. Irish whiskey
4. Green food coloring

Directions:
1. Add a shot of whiskey to a glass
2. Add a shot of Midori
3. Add a half-shot of Baileys
4. Add food coloring and mix

 

Irish beer float

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Ingredients:
1. Favorite Irish stout such as Beamish, Guinness or Murphy’s
2. Vanilla ice cream
3. Whipped cream
4. Green jimmies or sugar crystals

Directions:
1. Pour the stout into a large mug to three-quarters full
2. Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream
3. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with green jimmies or sugar

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