The Emerald St. Paddy's Day cocktail

The Emerald

The Emerald St. Paddy's Day cocktailAlthough not green like the name suggests, The Emerald is still a go-to for St. Patrick’s Day celebrators. This cocktail is like a Manhattan but made with Irish whiskey and orange bitters.

Bar supplies:

  • Glassware of your choice
  • Jigger
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Stir spoon
  • Ice
Irish whiskey1 jigger/shot
Sweet vermouth1 ounce
Orange bitters2 dashes
Orange peelFor garnish (optional)


Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and fill with cracked ice. Stir well for 30 seconds and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a piece of orange or lemon peel, or nothing at all.