March 5, 2013

Top 10 partying cities and other St. Patrick's Day fun

In honor of one of the biggest partying days of the year, StumbleUpon looked at their 25 million users to see who takes the cake as the "top partying city" based on their stumbling habits.  They looked at which cities were stumbling content related to drinking and partying the most and found that the following cities topped the list:

  1. Boston
  2. Philly
  3. Chicago
  4. San Diego
  5. New York
  6. Boulder
  7. Baltimore
  8. Washington D.C.
  9. Pittsburgh
  10. Denver
To help these, and other partying cities, add a few speciality cocktail options to their green beer on tap, take a look at these recipes!

Kiss Me I'm Irish

1 oz Midori melon liquor
1 oz vodka
1 ½ oz lemonade

In a shaker, combine ice, vodka, Midori, and lemonade.  Stir gently and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with VOGA Sparkling. Garnish with lemon slice.

Pucker Sassy Shamrock

1 1⁄2 parts Pucker® Sour Apple Sass™ Vodka
1 part Lemon Juice
1⁄2 part Simple Syrup
1⁄2 part Elderflower Liqueur

Add first four ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
Shake vigorously and strain.
Pour into a Collins glass and top with soda.

Sparkling Shamrock

5 oz Lemon Lime Sparkling ICE
1 oz. Bacardi Light Rum
6 Mint leaves lightly muddled
Splash of Lime

Shake and pour into a chilled tall glass with ice. Garnish with a lime slice.

Sauza Lucky Rita

2 parts Sauza® Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
1 part Dekuyper® Melon Liqueur
4 parts limeade

In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients and shake to chill. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice and rimmed with sugar. Garnish with a lime. Enjoy!

Dizzy Leprechaun

3 oz Lemon Lime Sparkling ICE
1oz. Tequila
Splash of Triple Sec
Fresh Squeezed Lime

Shake and pour into a chilled rocks glass rimmed in salt. Garnish with a lime slice. 


If you're feeling frisky, why not try the trending Japanese whisky? The green-bottled Hakushu whisky is the 'it' drink for those with a discerning palate and trending in the top bars and restaurants from LA to Miami to New York to Chicago. Distilled using the finest water in the Japanese alps, Hakushu is the smoky brother in the Suntory whisky family. Have YOU tried this yet?

What are YOU doing this St. Patty's Day?!?!