What’s more Irish than rum? Well, lots of things but just because rum is native to Ireland it doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy some tasty rum cocktails while celebrating Ole’ St. Patrick. Here’s a quick round up of cocktails I found interesting.
One of many St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails suggested by RumTherapy.com
St. Patrick’s Punch [RumTherapy.com – Single Serving]
1.5 oz. gold rum
.5 oz. Blue Curacao Liqueur
Preparation: In a rocks glass over ice, pour the rum and Blue Curacao Liqueur. Top with orange juice and stir slightly. Garnish with a slice of orange!
Midori Melon Mojito [Midori]
45ml White Rum
12 Mint Leaves
2 tbsp Simple Syrup
Preparation: Muddle Mint leaves with sugar syrup and lime. Pour in Midori and rum over ice and stir. Top with dash of soda water and garnish with mint.
Sailor Jerry’s Shaken Shamrock [Chilled Magazine]
1.5 oz. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum
1 Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream
Fill glass with Irish Root Beer
Preparation: Combine ingredients. Serve with spoon and straw, garnish with pretzel rod.
St. Patrick’s Day Green Punch [PunchBowl.com]
1 bottle (750 ml) of White Rum
2 (12 oz) cans of frozen Limeade concentrate
2 (12 oz) cans of frozen Lemonade concentrate
2 (2 liter) bottles of Lemon-Lime Carbonated Soda
2 quarts Lime Sherbet
Preparation: In a large punchbowl, combine all of the ingredients except for the sherbet. Add half of the sherbet right before the guests arrive and the other half of the sherbet later on in your party to keep it fresh. You can add garnishes like lemons, limes, and cherries.