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Happy Hour: Black Velvet


This week YumSugar and I are all about highlighting fabulous ways for you to enjoy St. Patrick's Day to the fullest. There are many people who believe you can't celebrate St. Patrick's Day without drinking a glass of Ireland's most famous beer, Guinness. However Guinness with its dark, creamy thickness is not a beer for everyone. Even after pouring countless glasses way back in my Irish pub working days, I never developed a taste for it. How will we, the non-Guinness drinkers, really truly celebrate St. Patty's (without having to down several Irish Car Bombs)? By drinking a black velvet! A black velvet is a seductive mix of equal parts Guinness and champagne. Don't be scared or disgusted, be adventurous and experimental. To make this for your pals at your St. P Day soirée,



Black Velvet
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Drinks Mixer

5 oz chilled Guinness
5 oz chilled Champagne

  1. Pour Guinness into a champagne flute.
  2. Add champagne carefully, so it does not mix with stout, and serve.

Serves 1.

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celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
what song? i'd like to know!
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
what song? i'd like to know!
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 9 years
Ooooh Guiness yum! It's also good with cider (like strongbow or magners) as well as a cream ale like Caffreys!! :D
Midnightkiss4u09 Midnightkiss4u09 9 years
Molly you think like I do. I don't see anything wrong with it.
tjzchouse tjzchouse 9 years
I'll have to try a black velvet. In the meantime, you could always enjoy a Harp.
kscincotta kscincotta 9 years
Interesting combination. I may have to try that. Although I usually split black and tans with a friend - he orders a Guiness and I get a Bass.
Molly Molly 9 years
Plus, you get to sing yourself that sultry song the whole time...
Molly Molly 9 years
Mmmmm, Black Velvets are delicious.
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