Out with the Green Beer, in with These Smirnoff St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to share some festive GREEN cocktails with you for your enjoyment. And don’t worry, I am not talking about cocktails that call for green beer !

I am all about providing you options, and this year, we’re sharing three new recipes –  St. Paddy’s SpritzerFizzy Leprechaun and our Lucky Melon Cooler –   Smirnoff Cucumber-Lime Zero Sugar InfusionsSmirnoff Ice Green Apple and Smirnoff Seltzer Cranberry Lime. Even better, these spritzers and melon cooler recipes contain zero added sugar.

Feeling lucky yet? See below for the recipes.

St. Paddy’s Spritzer

(1 serving)

2 oz. Smirnoff Cucumber-Lime Zero Sugar Infusions

1 oz. cucumber puree

1 oz. brewed green tea

1 oz. bottled sparkling water

1 Lime wheel

1 cucumber wheel

Directions: In a cocktail stirring pitcher, combine the Smirnoff Cucumber-Lime Zero Sugar Infusion, cucumber puree, brewed green tea and sparkling water. Pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lime and cucumber.

Fizzy Leprechaun

(1 serving)

6 oz. Smirnoff Ice Green Apple

2 oz. sparkling lemonade

1 maraschino cherry

1 sour candy rainbow belt

Directions: Combine Smirnoff Ice Green Apple and sparkling lemonade in a cocktail stirring pitcher; mix well. Pour over ice in a cocktail glass. Thread the maraschino cherry and rainbow candy onto a cocktail stirrer and garnish drink.

Lucky Melon Cooler

(1 serving)

4-6 honeydew melon balls, chilled

4 oz. Smirnoff Seltzer Cranberry Lime

1 oz. honeydew puree

2 oz. lime juice

Lime slices for garnish

Fresh clover sprigs (or clover frozen in ice cubes)

Directions: Fill a tall cocktail glass with honeydew melon balls. Mix seltzer and lime juice in a cocktail stirring pitcher.  Pour over chilled melon and garnish with lime slices and fresh clover sprigs.

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