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More Green Vodka Cocktails for Your St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

green-beerAvoid that green beer this holiday season, and instead, drink something that actually tastes good.

All recipes for Tara Shin, director of mixology for Clique vodka.

Lucky Gimlet

  • 2 ½ oz Clique Vodka
  • ¼ oz Lime juice*
  • ¼ oz simple syrup

First shake 1 oz of sugar with 4-5 drops of green food coloring in a cocktail tin without ice to color. Empty onto a plate or saucer, and rub a lemon wedge around the rim of a cocktail glass, then dip in green sugar to coat. Rinse cocktail tin, and shake Clique Vodka, lime and simple with
ice to chill, then strain into your rimmed glass. *If you don’t have fresh lime juice and simple syrup substitute sours mix.

Minty Kiss

  • ½ oz Clique Vodka
  • ¼ oz crème de menthe
  • Splash lemon lime soda

Chill the Clique Vodka and crème de menthe over ice and strain into shooter glass. Top with a splash of lemon lime soda.

Paddy Wagon (for a crowd)

  • 8 Packets of green Kool Aid
  • 2 Cups of sugar
  • 2 Cups of water
  • 1 bottle Clique Vodka
  • 2 liters of lemon lime soda

Bring the water to a slight simmer, cut the heat and stir in the sugar and Kool Aid packets until dissolved. Let cool, then add to a punchbowl or large serving thermos with a spigot with the rest of the ingredients. Stir well and pour over ice to serve.

Quite the Pickle

  • 1 oz Clique Vodka
  • 1 oz chilled pickle brine

Shake Clique Vodka over ice to chill and strain into a shooter glass. Pour pickle brine into a separate shot glass. To drink, shoot the Clique and chase it with the pickle brine.

Shamrock Shake-Tini

  • 1 oz Clique Vodka
  • 1 oz green crème de menthe
  • 1 oz clear crème de cacao
  • ¼ oz cream

Shake all ingredients vigorously until frothy. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Taste the Rainbow

  • ¼ oz pomegranate liqueur
  • ¼ oz grenadine
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz Clique Vodka
  • ½ oz blue curacao
  • 1 oz lemon lime soda

Add pomegranate and grenadine to an empty cocktail tin, then fill with ice. Add a splash of lemon lime soda, and slowly add pineapple juice. Add another splash of soda, then slowly pour in the Clique Vodka. Another splash of soda, then put a strainer on top of the tin (Do NOT shake
or stir) Using the strainer to slow down the curacao, slowly pour it in, then immediately pour into 6 shot glasses, one at a time.

If you get the timing down right, you will have 6 different color shots.


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