Maggie’s Must-Haves: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these leprechaun-styled libations

HOUSTON -- Celebrate St. Patrick`s Day in style by ditching the beer and opting for a leprechaun-inspired libation.

Houston mixologist, Rebecca Burkart joined CW39's Maggie Flecknoe to show her some must-haves to really shake things up.

We continued the party over on CW39's Facebook page:

Here are some recipes:

Good Luck Spritz

INGREDIENTS for 1 Good Luck Spritz       

2 parts Brut Champagne

1 ½ parts St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur

2 parts Sparkling Water

Fill a tall Collins glass with ice. Add Champagne first, then St-Germain, then Club Soda. Stir completely and then garnish with a lemon twist.

1 part Bombay Sapphire Gin
½ part Limoncello
1 heaped barspoon of lemon curd

Place ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously then pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.


1/2 oz St~Germain elderflower liqueur

1/4 oz limoncello

2 dashes of absinth

Pinch of matcha power

In a glass of champagne top up with champagne and stir gently


1 part Bombay Sapphire Gin
¼ part Fresh Nashi Pear
½ part Poire Williams
Dash of Lemon Juice
Touch of Simple Syrup
Dash of soda

Build. Garnish with sprig of fresh smacked mint.

1 part Bombay Sapphire Gin
25 ml freshly juiced Cucumber (skin removed)
2 small chunks of Fresh Ginger (muddled)
½ part Fresh Apple Juice
Garnished with Bruised Fresh Dill

2 diced, skinned chunks of Cucumber
2 diced, skinned chunks of Kiwi
Small sprig of Fresh Dill
1 part Bombay Sapphire Gin
Drizzle Elderflower Cordial
Drizzle of Fresh Lime

Muddle first 3 ingredients in base of cocktail. Shaker, add Sapphire and remaining ingredients with large scoop of ice. Shake vigorously, then double strain into a chilled glass.

Please whatever you do, don't test your luck, drink RESPONSIBLY!