Low-calorie cocktails from Skinnygirl and more to sip on St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday this year! I’m not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing. One thing I do know is that I’ve gathered some extremely tasty cocktails like the "Kiss Me I'm Irish," "Irish Eyes Are Smiling," and the "Sauza Shamrock Margarita," you're going to definitely try them out on St. Patrick's Day!
St. Peppermint Patty’s Vojito
7 mint leaves
1 lime wedge
1.5 parts Skinnygirl Cucumber Vodka
3 parts soda water
1 chocolate covered peppermint candy
Squeeze lime wedge into glass, muddle lime wedge with mint leaves and vodka. Add ice. Top with soda water. Garnish with chocolate covered peppermint candy.
* can add 1/2 tsp. agave nectar for sweetness
Irish Eyes Are Smiling
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Cucumber Vodka
6 parts green tea (water steeped with tea bags OR diet green tea)
Cucumber wheel for garnish
Pour ingredients over ice. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.
Lime wedge for garnish
2 parts Sauza®
Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila*
1 part Dekuyper® Melon Liqueur
4 parts Limeade
In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients and shake to chill. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and rimmed with sugar. Garnish with a lime. Enjoy! (Serves 8)
Sauza® Shamrock Margarita
1 can Frozen
1 cup Apple Juice
1/2 cup Sauza Blue® Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1/4 cup DeKuyper Sour Apple Pucker
1 Granny Smith Spple, sliced
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher filled with ice. Mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve chilled or over ice. Garnish with an apple slice. Enjoy! (Serves 4)
Crave Ginger Mint Lucky Charm
Build ingredients order over ice in a highball glass. Top with ginger beer.Garnish with a lime wedge squeezed and dropped in.
Crave Mint Shamrock
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Kiss Me I'm Irish
50ml/2 oz Belvedere Vodka
Dash Elderflower Syrup
3 chunks pink grapefruit
Muddle grapefruit with elderflower cordial. Add crushed ice and churn. Re top with crushed ice and garnish with a pink grapefruit wedge.
The Lucky Charm
1 oz Pineapple juice
¼ oz Lemon juice
2 bar spoons Rosemary syrup
Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.
Green Tea-ni Thyme
50ml/ 2 oz Belvedere Lemon Tea
20ml/ ¾ oz Lemon Juice
20ml/ ¾ oz Green Tea Syrup
3 Sprigs Fresh Thyme
Gentle press thyme in base of shaker. Add remaining ingredients and shake hard over ice. Fine strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sprig of thyme.
Happy St.Patrick's Day!