St. Patrick’s Day is an excellent excuse to party with friends and have a little fun before spring has officially sprung. So, skip the same old green beer and go for some tasty and festive Irish-themed cocktails.

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Sweet Shamrock-tini

1 part UV Apple

1 part sour mix

Shake with ice and strain into glass.

Prairie's Luck

Prairie’s Luck

1 ½ oz Prairie Organic Vodka

½ oz lime cordial

3 fresh mint leaves

Shake and strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with soda water and a lime for garnish.

Azzurre Sparkling Isles

Azzurre Sparkling Isles

2 oz Azzurre Vodka

1 oz Melon liqueur

Champagne or sparkling wine

Combine vodka and liqueur in a chilled champagne flute, stir. Top with champagne.

Irishman in Hawaii

Irishman in Hawaii

2 oz Azzurre Vodka

1 oz Fresh lime juice

.25 oz Fresh pineapple juice

.75 oz melon liqueur

Garnish: pineapple slice

In a rocks glass, combine all ingredients and lightly muddle basil leaves. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with a pineapple slice.

Azzurre Cucumber Clover

Azzurre Clover Blossom

1.5 oz Azzurre Vodka

.5 oz Elderflower syrup

2 oz organic cucumber, peeled and sliced

.5 oz Lemon juice

Dry lemon soda (or seltzer)

Garnish: Mint, cucumber slices and lemon peel

Glass: Highball

In a shaker, muddle the cucumber. Add the lemon juice, vodka, syrup, and fill with ice. Shake, strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with lemon soda. Garnish with mint, cucumber slices and lemon peel.