Sophisticated Woman Magazine_March 2019

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St. Patrick's Day Sensations KISS THE BLARNEY stone and find your four leaf clover. Lucky leprechauns will leap with joy as they sip these special St. Paddy's Day libations. Enjoy our favorite cocktail recipes as you march into spring and celebrate with these fresh and fabulous drinks!

Green With Envy

Luscious Limerick

1 ½ ounces silver tequila 1 ½ ounces melon liqueur 1 ounce triple sec Splash of orange juice Lime wedge

1 ½ ounces pear flavored vodka ½ ounce elderflower liqueur ½ ounce lemon juice ½ ounce simple syrup Lemonade or club soda to taste Mint leaves ​

Add the tequila, melon liqueur, triple sec and splash of orange juice to a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a high-ball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Combine vodka, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a rocks glass. Top with lemonade or club soda. Garnish with a lime wedge and mint leaf.

Luck O' The Ginger

Shamrock Kisses

2 ounces bourbon 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed lemon juice ½ teaspoon granulated sugar 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1 rosemary sprig Ice cubes

1 ounce Irish whiskey ¼ ounce green crème de menthe 2 ounces cream Grated dark chocolate Ice cubes

Pour bourbon, lemon juice, ginger and sugar into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass. Add a rosemary sprig and serve.

Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice cubes and shake well. Strain into an tall glass. Garnish with the grated dark chocolate.

30 Sophisticated Woman | March 2019