St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Recipes That Will Shamrock Your World!

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Whether you’re Irish or not, ​Basil Hayden’s Bourbon, ​Knob Creek Bourbon, Cruzan Rum, and Laphroaig Scotch are here to hel​p​ get you in the ​St. Patrick’s Day ​spirit​ with cocktail recipes that are perfect for a day of festivities or relax​ing​ at home. We’re sure these cocktails will shamrock your world!



Basil Hayden’s® Spiced Shamrock
By Jason Asher (Phoenix, AZ)

BH Spiced Shamrock

2 Parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
½ Lemon muddled with Thai basil leaf
1 Part Aperol
¾ Part Simple Syrup (1:1 ratio of equal parts sugar and water)
1 Grapefruit peel (for garnish)
1 Thai basil leaf (for garnish)

1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake for 6 seconds
2. Double strain over ice into a rocks glass
3. Garnish with a grapefruit peel and Thai basil leaf


Knob Creek® Ginger Twist
By Celebrity Chef Michael Symon

Knob Creek Ginger Twist

1 ½ Parts Knob Creek® Rye Whiskey
¾ Part fresh lemon juice
¾ Part JDK & Sons Fleur Handcrafted Elderflower Liqueur
Ginger Beer
Angostura® Bitters

1. Add Knob Creek® Rye Whiskey, fresh lemon juice and elderflower liqueur into a cocktail shaker with ice.
2. Shake ingredients and strain into Collins glass filled with ice.
3. Top with ginger beer and garnish with an Angostura® Bitters Floater.


​Cruzan® Emerald Daiquiri

Cruzan Emerald Daiquiri

1 part Cruzan® Aged Light Rum
1 part Midori® Melon Liqueur
1 Lime, juiced
Melon Balls or Lime Wheels

​1. ​Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass with optional sugared rim
2. Garnish with a melon ball and/or lime wheel on the rim.


Laphroaig® Last Laph

Created by Austin mixologist Justin Lavenue

Laphroaig Last Laph

3/4 Part Laphroaig® Select

3/4 Part Ginger Liqueur

3/4 Part Pineapple Juice

3/4 Part Lemon Juice

3 Dashes Absinthe Verte

Spring of Mint (for garnish)

1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. 2. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a mint sprig.


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