The bartenders at KINDRED, a heavy metal-themed vegan restaurant in San Diego, CA, are just as likely to be found brandishing blowtorches at garnishes as they are painstakingly arranging flower petals atop neon-hued tropical concoctions. Today, it’s increasingly common for appearances to eclipse taste in order to achieve that perfect picture to cherish forever—or at least until your Instagram story expires.
St. Patrick’s Day is the day we party in the name of a religious icon. While a pint of Guinness is never a bad idea, a cocktail is an even sexier way to celebrate. To ensure that you have the best libations imaginable come March 16, Playboy curated the perfect Irish-inspired cocktails recipes from the experts for the green-tinged occasion.
Dom Perignon once famously described champagne as “tasting the stars”, which, to be fair, is a pretty accurate description of the festive champagne cocktails oh so necessary to properly ring in the new year.