Horny Leprechaun

3/4 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream

3/4 ounce Rumple Minze

2 dashes of heavy cream

Shake all ingredients with ice; then strain into a chilled cordial glass.

Irish Fix

1 teaspoon simple syrup

2 ounces Irish whiskey

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

1/2 orange slice and 1/2 lime wheel

2 teaspoons Irish Mist

Add the simple syrup, whiskey, and lemon juice to a chilled highball glass. Fill with cracked ice, and stir well. Garnish with orange and lime, and float the Irish Mist on top.

Green Briar

2 1/2 ounces Scotch

1 ounce sweet vermouth

Dash of Cointreau

Maraschino cherry or twist of lemon peel

Shake the Scotch, vermouth, and Cointreau with ice; then strain into a chilled cordial glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry or lemon peel.

Source: Field Guide to Cocktails by Rob Chirico (Quirk Books, 2005). For more information, visit www.quirkbooks.com.