With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we thought that you might be interested in shaking up some green cocktails!
Though the color usually implies you’ll have to pinch your nose before swallowing, these green cocktails come from some of New York’s finest barmen and are absolutely delicious!
Avocado Daisy (created by Tim Cooper, Sweetwater Social)
1.5oz Del Maguey Vida
1oz Avocado business*
.75oz Lime juice
2 cucumber dials
Pinch of Smoked Alder Salt
2 dashes Hella Smoked Chili bitters
Muddle cucumbers. Add all other ingredients and shake with ice. Strain to a double old fashioned glass and run with smoked alder salt. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon.
*equal parts avocado, water & sugar
*photo credit Shedrick Pelt
Kale Margarita (created by Spencer Elliott, Bounce Sporting Club)
.5oz fresh pressed kale juice
Shake and pour over ice. Garnish with citrus wheels.
*photo credit Andrew Kist
Back to Basil (created by Caleb Mayes, Atwood Kitchen & Bar Room)
5 basil leaves
.5oz basil infused simple Syrup
.75oz Green Chartreuse
.75oz Lime Juice
1.5oz tequila reposado
Muddle basil leaves with the lime juice. Add remaining ingredients, shake, strained into a absinthe sprayed coup with a basil leaf for garnish.