How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day While Under Quarantine

We all know that you are planning to drink to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. While the dramatic upswing of coronavirus concerns have led to cancellations including the numerous St. Patrick’s Day parades, this doesn’t mean you should not celebrate this day!  And after several weeks of anxiety, we say a cocktail is in order. If you are practicing social distancing and just planning an intimate gathering at home, we have listed the best Irish cocktails guaranteed to make you feel like you’ve found a pot of gold. Call your local wine & spirits store for delivery, or place an order using an app like Drizly.   These  cocktails involve a suitable parade of Irish whiskeys, and bourbon-  some distilled and aged in bourbon barrels, spent time in American oak casks. If looking for more options, check out our post on additional Irish Cocktails To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Cheers!

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

SHAMROCK OUT KNOCKOUT

Created by Sonny Verdini, Bar Manager, TRADE (Boston, MA) 

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.  Next, shake and then strain into a single rocks glass. Garnish with a dehydrated, cinnamon sugar lemon wheel.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

PROPER PADDY’S PUNCH

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Proper No. Twelve Whiskey
  • 1 12oz Can of Lemonade
  • 1 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 250 ml Red Wine
  • 3 Lemons, Sliced into Wheels, for Garnish

Method:

In a Large Punch Bowl, Add Proper Twelve Whiskey, Lemonade, and Fresh Lemon Juice. Refrigerate overnight. Add ice and stir. Top with Red Wine & Lemon Slices for Garnish.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

PROPER CORNER PUNCH

Created by Ryan “Chubbs” Pasquale, Tattooed Mom, Philadelphia

 Ingredients:

Method:

In a pitcher with ice, combine Proper No. Twelve, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Stir well, then fill/ top off with lemon-lime soda. Serve in frosted mugs with a lemon wedge.

 

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

PROPER BOWL OF PUNCH

Ingredients:

Method:

In a large punchbowl, combine all ingredients together.  Add ice when serving.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

THE MAD MAC

Gavin McMonigle, Piss & Vinegar, Philadelphia

Ingredients:

Method:

Hard shake all ingredients in a tin with crushed ice. Next, strain into 6 oz. Irish coffee glass and serve.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

PROPER IRISH TODDY

Created by Allison Doughty of Distilled NY

Ingredients:

Method:

In a mug, combine ginger syrup, honey syrup, and Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey.  Stir in hot water and lemon juice.  Garnish with lemon wheel with clove and shaved cinnamon.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

DUBLIN 12 OLD FASHIONED 

Ingredients:

Method:

In a lowball glass, add Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, simple syrup and bitters. Add ice to the glass and stir together. Garnish with lemon wedge & cherry.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

A PROPER COFFEE

Created by Sonny Verdini, Bar Manager, TRADE (Boston, MA) 

Ingredients:

Method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and then strain  into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with hand whipped cream and coffee beans.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

HONEY HIGHBALL

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts POWERS Irish Whiskey
  • ½ part honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • 6 parts sparkling water
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • lemon peel to garnish

Method: 

In a Collins glass filled with ice, combine POWERS, lemon juice and sparkling water, stir to combine and serve with a lemon peel.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

THE BEE KEEPER

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts POWERS Irish Whiskey
  • 3⁄4 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1 part honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • lemon peel to garnish

Method:

Combine in shaker and shake over ice until well chilled. Strain into an old fashioned glass and add a large cube of ice. Garnish with lemon peel.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

BASIL HAYDEN’S FOOLS GOLD

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
  • 1/2 part apricot liqueur
  • 1/2 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 part Limoncello
  • 1/4 part simple syrup
  • Garnish with fresh lemon and sage

Method:

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice.  Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with fresh lemon and sage.

How To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day At Home

KNOB CREEK BIG AND STOUT

By Chef Michael Symon

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Knob Creek® Bourbon
  • 1 1/2 parts sweet stout beer
  • 3/4 part of Demerara Sugar or Simple Syrup
  • 1 whole egg

Method:

Pour all ingredients into a shaker and dry shake (without ice) to emulsify proteins. Next, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass and serve.

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