From the bar: Three St. Patrick's Day drinks you can make at home

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, many folks will be missing the traditional, celebratory trip to their crowded neighborhood bar.

For those looking to celebrate in style from the safety of their home, check out these three St. Paddy’s Day-inspired drinks you can make at home, especially if you’re looking to drink something other than Guinness or are just in need of a warm and cozy drink.

'Real" Irish Coffee'
Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill , New Haven

Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill shares their

Shell & Bones Oyster Bar and Grill shares their “Real” Irish Coffee recipe.

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Recipe:

2 ounces Tullamore D.E.W (Irish whiskey)

3/4 ounces Demerara syrup

La Colombe Dark Roast Fresh Ground Whole Bean Coffee

Madagascar vanilla bean whipped cream

Add syrup and whiskey to freshly brewed hot coffee and stir.

Top with vanilla bean whipped cream.

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116 Hot Toddy
John Ginnetti at 116 Crown, New Haven

116 Crown shares its hot toddy recipe.

116 Crown shares its hot toddy recipe.

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Recipe:

2 ounces Maker’s 46

0.5 ounce local honey

1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

Combine ingredients and top up with hot water.

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Irish Coffee
John Brennan from Elm City Social, New Haven

Elm City Social shares its Irish Coffee recipe.

Elm City Social shares its Irish Coffee recipe.

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Recipe:

Jameson

Rich simple syrup

Freshly brewed coffee

Whipped cream

Grated nutmeg

Brennan said to combine the ingredients according to your own tastes. Start with Jameson in a warmed glass, add rich simple syrup and freshly brewed coffee, and top the glass off with hand-whipped cream and some fresh grated nutmeg.

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