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Written by Olga

Here’s a green martini to get you into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Assuming you’re still sober enough to be reading this, here’s a green martini recipe to help remedy that pesky sober situation.


Serves 2

4 oz Vodka

1 oz St. Germain

1 oz Vermouth

¼ Large Cucumber (peeled, seeded, diced)

6 Large Basil Leaves (chopped medium-fine)

¼ Lime Juice


Muddle cucumber, lime juice, and basil together in a cocktail shaker.

Add vodka, St. Germain, and vermouth.

Fill with ice and shake well.

Strain into a martini glass.

Image and recipe via From The Little Yellow Kitchen.

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Olga is a fast talking East Coast girl who takes no bull or prisoners. When not kicking a$$ and taking names, she can be found being awesome up and down the East Village. In her down time, Olga practices power yoga and drinks hand-crafted cocktails - sometimes at once.

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