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Green Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, it’s time to think about festive drinks to celebrate the holiday. Why not add a little green to your cocktail game this year? With a few simple ingredients and some creative flair, you can whip up some amazing green cocktails that will make your guests feel like they’ve found the end of the rainbow. Whether you’re hosting a party or just want to enjoy a special drink at home, we’ve got you covered with these delicious green cocktail recipes.

6 Green Cocktails for St. Patty's Day 2023

Field of Dreams at El Tucan Miami - Green cocktail recipes for St Patrick's Day

1. Field of Dreams at El Tucán Miami


  • 1.5 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • .5 oz St. Germaine Liqueur
  • .5 oz cold pressed cucumber
  • 3 drops of lavendar

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass and choose garnish of your choice.

Photo Credit: Brinson Renda

Matchatini by E11EVEN Vodka

2. Matchatini by E11EVEN Vodka


  • 2.0 oz of E11EVEN Vodka
  • 1.0 oz of Cucumber Syrup
  • 1.0 oz of Fresh Orange Juice
  • 1.0 oz of Lemon Juice
  • 1 Cucumber strip for garnish
  • 1 Bar Spoon of Green
  • Matcha Powder to dust the rim of the glass

Directions: Combine E11EVEN Vodka, cucumber syrup, fresh OJ, and lemon juice in a mixing glass. Add ice to the mixing glass and stir for 30 seconds. Dust the rim of the coup glass with Green Matcha powder and strain cocktail into the Green Matcha Powder dusted rim coup glass. Thread cucumber strip into a cocktail skewer and position across glass.

Photo credit: Felipe Cuevas

The Florida Cocktail at Sweet Liberty Drinks and Supply Co.

3. The Florida Cocktail at Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co.


  • 1.5 oz. Bacardi Anejo Cuatro
  • .25 oz. green crème de menthe
  • .25 oz. lime juice
  • 3 dashes of saline
  • Mint sprig (for garnish)

Directions: In a highball/collins glass,build over 3 ice cubes. Fill halfway with fluffy pineapple juice. Stir again and top with more pineapple. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Photo Credit: Michael Pisarri

Green Apple and Pineapple Kale Zinc Spiked Lemonade

4. Green Apple and Pineapple Kale Zinc Spiked Lemonade


  • 16oz Natalie’s Pineapple Kale Zinc juice
  • 2 green apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 8oz Natalie’s Natural Lemonade
  • 1½ cups vodka
  • Ice
  • Sour rainbow candy for garnish
  • Green apple slices for garnish

Directions: In a blender, combine the PKZ juice, diced apples, honey, lemonade, and vodka. Blend on high speed until fully combined. Pour over ice. Take one strip of the rainbow sour candy and weave it onto a toothpick OR form it in the
shape of a rainbow and pierce it with the toothpick. Garnish with the rainbow candy and a green apple slice.

Recipe and photo credit: Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company

St. Patrick's Day vodka cocktail



  • 2 oz of E11EVEN Vodka,
  • 1 oz of Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz of Simple syrup
  • Champagne to top
  • Sugar to Dust Rim

Directions: Dust rim of a chilled martini glass with sugar. In a shaker, mix all ingredients and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a sugar rimmed martini glass and float champagne on surface of the cocktail. Garnish with cotton candy, lollipop, or other candy.

Photo Credit: Felipe Cuevas

Bright Lights, Big City by E11EVEN Vodka. Green cocktails for St. Patrick's Day



  • 2 oz of E11EVEN Vodka
  • 1/2 oz of Lo fi Dry Vermouth
  • 1/2 of Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 oz of Dill Simple syrup

Directions: Add all ingredients into cocktail shaker over ice and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice in a dill salt rimmed Collins glass and fill with club soda. Garnish with olives and a dill sprig.

Photo Credit: Lionel Photography

From classic Irish whiskey drinks to refreshing vodka and gin concoctions, there are endless ways to add a little green to your cocktail menu this St. Patrick’s Day. With the right mix of flavors and a touch of creativity, you can create drinks that will delight your taste buds and impress your guests. So, don’t be afraid to experiment with different ingredients and let your imagination run wild. Whether you prefer sweet, sour, or spicy flavors, there’s a green cocktail out there that’s perfect for you. Cheers to a happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Shout-out to our friends at E11EVEN Vodka for sharing these recipes with us.

Pinnacle Light & Ripe
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Pinnacle Vodka Launches Pinnacle Light & Ripe Innovation Line

If you’re like me, then you are counting down the days until summer, but why wait? We don’t have to put off the summer vibes thanks to Pinnacle Vodka’s latest creation. Pinnacle Light & Ripe is an exciting new product line that features fruit-forward flavors, Apricot Honeysuckle and Guava Lime.

Crafted with natural ingredients, Pinnacle Light & Ripe provides a light and flavorful taste with no sugar and fewer than 75 calories, making it the perfect summer sipper whether you’re looking to enjoy it with a simple mixer or as part of a delicious cocktail. Cocktail lovers can have it all without compromise, as the newly-launched vodka line strikes the ideal balance between bold flavors and quality ingredients that can be enjoyed any day of the week

Pick up a few bottles for yourself and test them out with the Pinnacle Light & Ripe recipes below.

Pinnacle Light & Ripe Recipes

Pinnacle Light & Ripe Guava Lime Sparkler

Guava Lime Sparkler

Guava Lime Sparkler offer a taste that is perfectly in season for your taste buds this summer.


  • 1.5 parts Pinnacle® Light & Ripe™ Guava Lime Vodka
  • ¾ parts honey
  • 6 mint leaves
  • Lime
  • Soda water


Muddle mint, lime, and honey in highball glass. Fill with crushed ice. Add vodka and stir. Top with soda water. Garnish with fresh mint and guava.

Pinnacle Light & Ripe recipes

Apricot Honeysuckle Spritz

The Apricot Honeysuckle Spritz cocktail, a refreshing take on the classic spritz, is a delicious libation that is best enjoyed outside.


  • 1 part Pinnacle® Light & Ripe™ Apricot Honeysuckle Vodka
  • 1 part Lillet Blanc®
  • Equal parts soda water and tonic water
  • Fresh apricot
  • Sprig of thyme


Build in glass over ice. Stir gently and garnish with fresh apricot and honeysuckle.

Smirnoff Holiday Cocktail Recipes
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12 Smirnoff Holiday Cocktails Sure to Get You in the Holiday Spirit!

One of my all-time favorite things about the holidays is trying new cocktail recipes. I’ve been covering holiday cocktails for as long as I can remember and am always happy to see new ones come across my feed.

Recently, I was sent a number of Smirnoff holiday cocktails featuring Smirnoff No. 21, Smirnoff Vanilla, Smirnoff Whipped, Smirnoff Kissed Caramel, and Smirnoff Peppermint Twist. Check out all of these delicious holiday cocktails below!

Smirnoff Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Coco Loco Smirnoff Holiday cocktail recipe

1. Coco Loco


  • 2 cups coconut water
  • 1 cup lite unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut cream
  • 1 cup Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/3 cup Don Julio Blanco
  • 6 tablespoons coconut condensed milk
  • 2 cups ice


Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses and garnish with toasted coconut.

Serves: 7

Smirnoff Holiday cocktails

12. Horchata


  • 5 cups unsweetened rice milk
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 Mexican cinnamon stick
  • 6 tablespoons condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Smirnoff Vanilla


Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher then transfer to the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours. Serve over ice and garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and a cinnamon stick.

Serves: 6

3. Carajillo


  • 4 oz. strongly brewed coffee, cold
  • 1 oz. Smirnoff Kissed Caramel
  • 1/2 oz. hazelnut liquor


Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with a cup of ice. Shake together vigorously to combine and make frothy. Strain into a small glass and serve.

Serves: 1

Coquito Smirnoff Vanilla cocktail recipe

4. Coquito


  • 2 cups lite unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Smirnoff Vanilla
  • 1/4 cup CÎROC VS Brandy


Combine the coconut milk, condensed milk, evaporated milk, whole milk, cinnamon stick and nutmeg in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a large pitcher then whisk in the spirits. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, until cold. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh nutmeg or a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

Serves: 6

5. Crème De Vie


  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 large cinnamon stick
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 cup Smirnoff Vanilla
  • ¼ cup hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a small saucepan under medium-low heat, whisk together the half and half and condensed milk and bring to a simmer. Once it reaches a simmer, add the cinnamon stick and let simmer for 6 minutes, then remove from heat.

Now temper the egg yolks. Add the yolks to a large bowl, then pour in the milk mixture into the bowl in a slow and steady stream while simultaneously whisking the yolks. Once the yolks and the milk mixture have been fully incorporated, whisk in the vodka, hazelnut liqueur and vanilla extract. Let chill completely then serve in a short glass over ice with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

Serves: 6

Boozy Mexican Hot Chocolate recipe

6. Mexican Hot Chocolate


  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 3 ounces Mexican chocolate, grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate liqueur


Start by bringing the milk to a simmer in a small saucepan under medium-low heat. Once it reaches a simmer, whisk in the grated chocolate and vanilla extract. Let it simmer for 8 minutes, then whisk in the vodka and the chocolate liqueur. Serve in a mug and top with fresh whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Serves: 4

For more Smirnoff Peppermint Twist recipes, check out our 3 Smirnoff Peppermint twist vodka recipes.

Smirnoff Eggnog Martini Recipe

7. Smirnoff Vanilla Eggnog Martini


  • 1 oz. Smirnoff Vanilla
  • 1 oz. Eggnog
  • 1 oz. Irish Cream


Mix together the eggnog, Smirnoff Vanilla, and Irish Cream in a cocktail shaker.

Pour into a martini glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick and vanilla bean.

Serves: 1

8. Smirnoff Pomegranate Mimosa


  • 1 oz. Smirnoff No. 21
  • 2.75 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • 0.25 oz. Mint Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz. Prosecco


Place Pomegranate Juice, Mint Simple Syrup, & Smirnoff No. 21 in a cocktail shaker.

Shake and Pour into a champagne flute. Top with prosecco and garnish with a mint stem.

Serves: 1

Smirnoff Holiday cocktails

9. Morir Soñando


  • 4 cups pulp free orange juice
  • 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Smirnoff Whipped Cream
  • 1 tablespoon condensed milk


Whisk together all the ingredients in a large pitcher and chill in the refrigerator until cold, at least 2 hours. Serve over crushed ice and garnish with an orange slice or peel.

Serves: 6

Smirnoff Green Apple Cider recipe

10. Smirnoff Green Apple Cider


  • 1.5 oz. Smirnoff Green Apple
  • 2.5 oz. Apple Cider
  • 2 oz. Club Soda


Rim a cocktail glass with caramel and crushed graham cracker. Add the Apple Cider and Smirnoff Green Apple into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass with ice. Top with Club Soda and garnish with an apple slice.

Serves: 1

Smirnoff Winter Cranberry Mimosa

11. Smirnoff Winter Cranberry Mimosa


  • 1 oz. Smirnoff No. 21
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Sorbet
  • 3 oz. Prosecco


Add Cranberry sorbet into a glass. Pour in the Smirnoff No. 21. Top with prosecco and garnish with sugared cranberries.

Serves: 1

Smirnoff Fruit Recipes
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Smirnoff Red, White and Berry Cocktail Recipes Perfect for Summer

Have you tried Smirnoff Red, White and Berry vodka yet? I first tried it at my cocktail hour during my home reception with my wife. We created a cocktail featuring the deliciously, fruity spirit, and our guests loved it. So much so that we ran out of all three bottles within the first two hours.