Leprechaun Kiwi Drop

Leprechaun Kiwi Drop
 I’m not a huge fan of green beer. Or whisky. So on St. Patrick’s Day, I opt into drinking my own green concoction. I call it the Leprechaun Kiwi Drop. It’s an Irish cocktail gone tropical. Ok, it’s actually not Irish at all. In fact, there’s nothing traditional about it. But I’m Irish and I drink what I want.
Leprechaun Kiwi Drop
Leprechaun Kiwi Drop
On a side note – Sam and I both have dark-ish complexions, but we’re both part-Irish and occasionally get red hairs. Does this mean we could have a red-haired child? Weird.
How are you celebrating St. Patty’s?
[Note: Sam doesn’t love pulp OR kiwis, and was not a fan of this drink. I’d recommend straining the seeds and pureeing as finely as possible if you have a similarly strange aversion.]
Leprechaun Kiwi Drops
Serves 1

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3 ripe kiwis, peeled and cubed
1/2 lime
1/2 tsp lime zest
1 tsp sugar
1 oz rum

Blend kiwis in food processor until smooth and frothy. Add to shaker along with juice from lime and several ice cubes and shake. In a small bowl, mix together sugar and lime zest, and pour onto a flat plate. Next, run the used lime along the rim of a martini glass and dip in the sugar mixture. Pour cocktail into glass and enjoy!

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  1. Hey, I live in Portland, Oregon too and have a food blog. You could make this drink for me anytime! And my husband and I both have brown hair and now have a child with bright red hair… it is possible for you too! http://www.angiecooksinportland.blogspot.com


    • Hi Angie, thanks for your note – I love “meeting” other PDX food bloggers! 🙂 I can’t wait to check out your blog!

  2. marlene


    ooooooo…. I’D LOVE TO SEE THAT HAPPEN:)


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