St Patrick’s Day Party Drinks

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Impress your guests at your St. Patrick’s Day celebration by extending a green theme to the drinks and cocktails you serve. Try the following refreshing drinks in various shades of green:

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St. Patrick’s Day Punch

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces lime flavored gelatin mix
  • 1 quart hot water
  • 46 oz. pineapple juice
  • 14 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4-1/2 cups cold water
  • 2 liters ginger ale

Directions: Dissolve gelatin mix in hot water. Allow to cool. Then add pineapple juice, orange juice concentrate, sugar, cold water ginger ale. Chill and serve.

Green Lemonade

Ingredients

  • 1 head of romaine lettuce
  • 6 stalks of kale
  • 2 sweet apples
  • 1 whole lemon  
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger

Directions: Add all ingredients to a vegetable juicer. Process and serve. Serves 2.

Mint Cooler

  • 1 ounce Creme de Menthe
  • 1.5 ounces gin
  • Ginger ale
  • Ice 

Directions: Add Crème de Menthe and gin to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Add ginger ale to taste. Garnish with a shamrock swizzle stick (optional). Serves 1.

Green Apple Martini

  • 1 oz. apple schnapps
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 1 Splash of vermouth
  • Ice
  • Apple slice, thin

Directions: Combine the apple schnapps, vodka, and vermouth in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lime. Serves 1.

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Carla received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family and Consumer science with an emphasis in Child Development. She also holds a Master of Library and Information Science degree, specializing in public librarianship and youth services.