Irish Cider is a popular summer drink made famous by its sweet taste and light aftertaste.
Mixed with the heaviness of Guinness, this beer cocktail recipe for St. Patrick's Day makes for a modern version of the popular Black and Tan that we all love in America.
I used these festive Guinness pint glasses to serve my drinks in, but any pint glass will suffice.
If you're planning to host a celebration, displaying pre-made black and tan cocktails along side a Lucky You printable drink card makes it easy for guests to see what drinks are on offer and is a great way to continue the décor theme of the table.
I gave my black and tans a festive St. Patrick's Day name, but you can label yours however you'd like!
1/2 Pint of Cider Beer (Pear or Apple)
1/2 Pint of Guinness
The trick with ensuring you have the layered look is to pour the Cider first, and then top with Guinness using a spoon to soften the pour of the Guinness onto the Cider in the glass.
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