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St. Paddy’s Day Cocktails to Make at Home This Year

St. Paddy’s Day is finally here, and what better way to celebrate than by whipping up a few cocktails at home with family and friends? If you’re spending the holiday at home for the first time in a while, get excited, because you now have three amazing options for fresh and easy cocktails that take less than 5 minutes to make!

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Basil Julep

A mint julep but with basil instead! This three-ingredient cocktail features The Whistler Double Oaked Irish Whiskey. Try and find a cocktail easier to make than this!

Basil Julep

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Yield: 1

Equipment

  • Double Old Fashioned Glass
  • Muddler

Materials

  • 6 leaves fresh basil (plus more for garnish)
  • ¾ oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz The Whistler Whiskey Double Oaked Irish Whiskey

Instructions

  • Add basil and simple syrup to a double old fashioned glass and muddle.
  • Add The Whistler Double Oaked Irish Whiskey. Fill with crushed ice and stir.
  • Garnish with fresh basil.

Whistling Grasshopper

I simply can never get enough of the mint and chocolate combination! One of my favorite desserts as a kid was Grasshopper themed desserts. This cocktail is basically the dessert in liquid form, using The Whistler’s Whiskey Cream.

‘Whistling Grasshopper’ Irish Cream Cocktail

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Yield: 1

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Strainer
  • Coupe

Materials

  • 2 oz The Whistler Whiskey Irish Cream
  • 1 ½ oz Crème de menthe
  • ½ oz amaro
  • shaved chocolate (for garnish)
  • 1 sprig fresh mint (for garnish)

Instructions

  • Add The Whistler Irish Cream, Crème de Menthe and Amaro to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
  • Strain into a coupe. Top with shaved chocolate and garnish with a mint leaf.

Pot of Gold

The color of this Ginger Turmeric Pot of Gold is stunning! Based on the classic Pot of Gold cocktail, this version features a homemade ginger turmeric simple syrup, and a combination of The Whistler Double Oaked and Irish Honey Whiskeys.

Ginger Turmeric Pot of Gold

Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Yield: 1

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Strainer

Materials

  • 1 ½ oz The Whistler Double Oaked Irish Whiskey
  • ¾ oz The Whistler Irish Honey Whiskey
  • ½ oz ginger turmeric simple syrup
  • ¾ oz lemon juice
  • 1 egg white
  • edible gold flakes (for garnish)

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and dry shake (no ice).
  • Add ice and shake until chilled.
  • Strain into a glass over ice. Garnish with edible gold flakes if you’re feeling festive!

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