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GreenBrideGuide Toasts To St. Patty’s Day

Originally Posted: March 16, 2012

GreenBrideGuide toasts five cocktails to a green life on St. Patty’s Day and every day. (Courtesy Photo: Astonish Media Group)

Southampton - GreenBrideGuide is ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and is offering ideas for five delicious "green green" drink recipes, as in the literal color and the environmental sense.

The Fearless King. (Courtesy Photo: Astonish Media Group)

While only 36.9 million people in the U.S. claim Irish ancestry, 46 percent of all adults plan to celebrate St. Patty's Day this year. All the organic and local ingredients you need are fresh, ripe and ready for spring. Toast to a green life on St. Patty's Day and every day!

GreenBrideGuide, the nation's No. 1 green wedding resource has relationships with 1,300 green businesses across the country, was launched in 2009 by environmental lawyer Kate L. Harrison after her book "The Green Bride Guide: How To Plan An Earth-Friendly Wedding On Any Budget" became a best-seller in the wedding category, (Sourcebooks, 2008).

Death in the Afternoon. (Courtesy Photo: Astonish Media Group)

The Fearless King

 • Muddled Basil (or Cilantro)
 • Vodka or Lion's Pride Organic Whiskey for an Irish twist
 • Fresh Grapefruit Juice

Serve on the rocks

Death In The Afternoon

 • Green Ribbon Organic Absinthe
 • Champagne

Pour one jigger absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced Champagne until it attains the proper opalescent milkiness.

Emerald Isle

 • Juniper Green Organic Gin (1 oz.)
 • Green Crème de Menthe (1 tsp.)
 • Bitters (2 dashes)

Emerald Isle. (Courtesy Photo: Astonish Media Group)

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake, then serve straight up in a cocktail glass.


 • Midori (1 1/2 oz.)
 • Triple Sec (1/2 oz.)
 • Green Ribbon Organic Vodka (1/2 oz.)
 • Fresh Lemon Juice (2/3 oz.)
 • Pineapple Juice (1 1/2 oz.)

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake, then serve straight up in a cocktail glass.


 • Lion's Pride Organic Whiskey (2 oz.)
 • Q Tonic Water

Pour the whiskey into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with tonic water. Garnish with a lemon twist.

About Green Bride Guide
The comprehensive and credible resource for green wedding product and services. The site's directory connects couples with green wedding service providers in their area, such as restaurants that serve local, organic food and limousine companies that use hybrid vehicles. The directory includes vendors throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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