Sham-Rock St. Paddy’s Day With Green Cocktails

Ceremonial Cha

With March 17 falling on a Saturday this year, there’s no excuse for not going out and celebrating. Be ready for guest revelry and have a few signature green drinks on deck. Here are some ideas.


Green Goblin
Green Goblin

The Green Goblin
2 oz. Silver tequila
¾ oz. Cointreau
¾ oz. Fresh lime juice and zest
½ oz. Serrano syrup
Pinch of salt
1 ½ tbsp. Cilantro
2 tbsp. Cucumber slices


Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake well. Double strain into a Martini glass and garnish with cucumber ribbon.

The mixologists at Chicken Pharm in Petaluma, CA, created this recipe.



Ceremonial Cha
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1 ½ oz. Matcha tea infused Dewar’s Scotch whisky
¾ oz. Umeshu Japanese Plum Liqueur
½ oz. Lemon juice
½ oz. Aquafaba
¼ oz. Matcha tea syrup
½ a Star anise

Lightly muddle star anise inside the shaker, add rest of the ingredients and shake vigorously with ice. Double strain in a coupe glass. Garnished with matcha tea dust.

Hemant Pathak at Junoon in New York created this recipe.



1 ½ oz. Midori liqueur
1 oz. Tullamore DEW Irish whiskey
½ oz. Irish cream liqueur

Shake and strain over ice into a double Old Fashioned glass. Top with homemade whipped cream and fresh mint garnish.

The mixologists at Therapy restaurant in Las Vegas created this recipe.


Green Goddess
Green Goddess

Green Goddess
1 ½ oz. Tequila blanco
½ oz. Salers aperitif
½ oz. Lime juice
½ oz. Pineapple juice
½ oz. Vanilla bean simple syrup
½ oz. Celery juice
Fever Tree tonic water

Combine ingredients and short shake with 3 Kold Draft ice cubes. Strain into glass with Kold Draft ice and top with tonic and 3 celery ribbons.

Brian Evans, head bartender at Sunday In Brooklyn in New York, created this recipe.


Lucky Leprechan
Lucky Leprechan

The Lucky Leprechaun
1 ½ parts Reyka vodka
½ part Passoa passion fruit liqueur
½ part Blue Curacao
1 ½ parts Kiwi Perfect Puree
½ part Fresh lemon juice
½ part Simple syrup

Combine all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Shake, double strain, and serve over fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon peel.

The mixologists at Reyka created this recipe.


Green Blossom
Green Blossom

Green Blossom
¾ oz. Tequila
¾ oz. St. Germain elderflower liqueur
½ oz. Matcha power mixed with water (1 to 1)
¼ oz. Lemon juice
½ oz. Cloudy apple juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake. Serve on the rocks garnished with green apple fan.

The mixologists at St. Germain created this recipe.


Fresh Perspective
Fresh Perspective

Fresh Perspective
2 parts Hendrick’s Gin
1 ½ parts Cucumber/kale/min/apple juice mixture
¾ parts Lemon juice
1 part Aloe juice
Rinse of malic acid

Combine ingredients in a shaker and shake. Double strain over fresh ice and garnish with fresh mini veggies and bay leaf hydrosol.

Hendrick’s ambassador Mattias Horseman created this recipe.