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The lucky leaf

This punchy cocktail is perfect for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.


Preparation method

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice and add the angostura bitters, lime juice, whisky and apple liqueur.

  2. Top up with the ginger beer and stir gently. Garnish with the sprig of mint.

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