Perfect Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

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st. patrick's day cocktails

Are you planning to host a St. Patrick’s Day party in your Lake Oswego apartments? Then you’ll want to study up on these perfect cocktails for the Irish holiday! Remember to stock up on cocktail party accessories, too, like cocktail napkins, stirrers, and beautiful serving glasses!

Irish Coffee

No St. Patrick’s Day party would be complete without the option of ending the evening with an Irish coffee. This traditional beverage is made by adding just a dram of Irish whiskey to a hot cup of regular coffee, along with a teaspoon of sugar and a dollop of whipped cream on top. Garnish with a sprinkling of nutmeg or cinnamon.

Irish Redhead

Serve in a short cocktail glass with plenty of ice. Make it with a two drams of whiskey, a dash of Sprite and a dash of grenadine for color and sweetness.

Jack Knife

Bailey’s Irish Cream is a favorite of the Irish, and the Jack Knife makes good use of this yummy beverage. Combine two drams of Irish whiskey with two drams of Bailey’s Irish Cream. Serve chilled.

Irish Derby

Named for the annual horse competition held each year in Ireland, the Irish Derby will be very welcome at your Kruseway Commons apartments St. Patrick’s Day party. Serve in a martini glass. Combine Irish whiskey, vermouth and lime juice for a smooth, strong finish.

Spiked Lemonade

If your St. Patrick’s Day party takes place on a hot day, consider this cooling cocktail straight from the shores of the Emerald Isle. To regular iced lemonade, add a dram of Irish whiskey and a tablespoon of honey. Stir to combine. Serve over ice.

Irish Doe

Aptly named for the beautiful deer of Ireland, the Irish Doe cocktail is made with a dram of Irish whiskey, plus a good amount of pomegranate liqueur. Garnish with a wedge of lime or lemon to add zing. Serve in a tall glass over ice.

Hot Buttered Jamie

If your St. Patrick’s Day party takes place on a chilly day, warm up guests with this concoction of Irish tea, a long pour of Irish whiskey, a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of melted butter.

Life at Kruseway Commons apartments in Oswego Lake is even better when you can share it with friends. Contact us today to check out our floor plans for great options for your friends and loved ones!

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