Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Smirnoff's St. Patrick's Day Cocktail

Chances are when it comes to March 17th most people will reach for a pint of Guinness or even a snifter of Irish Whiskey to celebrate St. Patrick. If, however, a pint or straight short don't tickle your fancy, Smirnoff are on hand with their St. Patrick’s Day cocktail, the Smirnoff Irish Shamrock. This zesty cocktail is crafted using Smirnoff vodka infused with natural lime flavours and muddled with sugar cane syrup and fresh limes.

Jo Gibson, Smirnoff Brand Manager for Western Europe said, “Smirnoff Irish Shamrock is the ideal cocktail for those wanting to celebrate both St. Patrick’s Day and the onset of spring. Designed to tickle the taste buds, it’s easy to make and tastes great”.

Smirnoff Irish Shamrock
Smirnoff Lime 50ml
Limes 1 chopped (16 pieces)
Sugar cane syrup 20ml

1. Muddle limes & sugar cane syrup in base of highball glass
2. Fill glass with crushed ice
3. Add vodka stir thoroughly
4. Retop with crushed ice and garnish with lime wedge & straw

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