Three festive green drinks for St. Patrick's day

By Debbie Travis
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Debbie Travis served as Marilyn's bartender for the hour and served up some festive green drinks that are so much more exciting than green beer. So go ahead, put on your best green outfit and down these St. Patrick's Day cocktails. 

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Ingredients

For Green with envy:

  • 15 milliliters gin
  • 15 milliliters white tequila
  • 15 milliliters rum
  • 15 milliliters vodka
  • 30 milliliters Blue Curacao
  • 120 milliliters fresh squeezed orange juice
  • Slice of orange for garnish

For Celtic twilight:

  • 30 milliliters bushmills irish whiskey
  • 30 milliliters bailey's irish cream
  • 30 milliliters hazelnut liqueur
  • Crushed ice

For Black velvet:

  • Champagne
  • Guiness (or other stout)

Directions

For green with envy:

  1. Pour Blue Curacao in a hurricane glass, followed by the rest of the liquid ingredients. Pour carefully so the blue stays at the bottom and becomes green on top – when it is stirred become a really lovely aqua.
  2. Dress with a slice of orange.

For celtic twilight:

  1. Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass half-filled with cracked ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass 1/4 filled with cracked ice, and serve.

For black velvet:

Fill champagne flute half-way with stout, then slowly top them up with chilled champagne.

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