17 March 2012

Happy Paddy's Day! Celebrate with a Smirnoff Irish Shamrock

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Guinness might be the preferred drink for this most Irish of holidays across the globe, and I like a pint of the black stuff as much as the next person (unless that next person is my friend Mark, because nobody likes a Guinness as much as he does), but I’m also partial to something long and fruity, preferably with an umbrella in. So I was delighted to hear about the Smirnoff Irish Shamrock, a special Paddy’s Day cocktail that’s easy to make – and drink!

You’ll need:
  • 50 ml Smirnoff Lime
  • 1 chopped lime (16 pieces)
  • 20 ml sugar cane syrup
  • Crushed ice

  • Muddle limes & sugar cane syrup in base of highball glass
  • Fill glass with crushed ice   
  • Add vodka and stir thoroughly
  • Retop with crushed ice and garnish with lime wedge & straw

Will you be trying this one at home? What’s your favourite Paddy’s Day tipple?

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