5 Green Gin Cocktails To Celebrate St Patrick’s Day
St Patrick’s Day is a day that’s steeped in history and is widely celebrated not only in Ireland but around the world, you’ll likely see the famous green colour spread around bars, on signs, people wearing green clothing and basically more green than you’d typically see around. That’s why we’ve collected the very best gin cocktails which are green for you to make at home and celebrate the day with.
After all it’s always nice to have an excuse to drink some gin isn’t it!
The Green Gin & Tonic
Your favourite ‘go to’ drink, the classic G&T can be given a green twist to help celebrate St Patricks day by simply adding cucumber, mint and basil to your favourite combination of gin and tonic!
Check out the recipe here: Green G&T
Verdant Lady – Chartreuse, Gin & Mint Cocktail
This is quite a strong cocktail but has a unique and refreshing taste to it, you’ll need a few ingredients such as gin, green Chartreuse and a simple sugar syrup but the result is one of our favourite ‘St Patricks’ inspired green cocktails to make this year.
Check out the full recipe here: Verdant Lady Cocktail
Cucumber & Mint Gin Cooler
You’ll need some of your favourite gin, lime, cucumber, mint and sugar for this cocktail but it’ll be sure to be a hit as it’s refreshing taste and natural flavours compliment the gin well plus it’s pretty easy and quick to make so one we’d highly recommend (it’s also perfect to keep in mind when you’re wanting to make gin cocktails in the summer).
Find the full recipe for this here: Cucumber & Mint Gin Cooler
Green Eyes Gin Cocktail
If you’ve never tried egg white in a cocktail we recommend trying this one, or if you have and you like it this ones a sure fire way to get a flavoursome drink with a green tinge! You’ll gin, lime juice, Chartreuse, simple syrup and egg white to make this one.
Check out the full recipe: Full Recipe
Gin, Lime juice, Pineapple juice and a couple of other ingredients will allow you to make this rather bright green cocktail! It’s a rather bold and punchy cocktail so it might not be to everyones taste but it sure is green and fitting with the St Paddy’s day vibe!
Check out the full recipe here: Lucky Leprechaun Cocktail
Let us know if you’ve made any of these or have your own go to green gin based cocktails and don’t forget to share this if you know someone else who’d love making one of these drinks.