Green Drinks for St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Mojito

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! To get in the spirit, we’re sharing some of our favorite green drink recipes. In this Irish Mojito, the Creme de Menthe is the secret ingredient — we used white, but use green if you want the drink to have more color.

Video shot by: Stevan Llewellyn

Irish Mojito Drink Recipe

  • ½ lime, juiced
  • small handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 ½ oz. Bacardi Limon
  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • a splash of club soda
  • a splash of Creme de Menthe (use green for more color)
  • lime wedge, for garnish

Squeeze half a lime into a cocktail shaker, add mint leaves and muddle. Add Bacardi, sugar and a handful of ice and shake. Strain mixture into martini glass. Top off with a splash of club soda and a drizzle of Creme de Menthe, which will sink to the bottom. Add a lime wedge for garnish, and serve.

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