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12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

Regardless of what your plans are for March 17th, all of these Saint Patrick’s Day cocktails will make your St. Patrick’s extra special. This article includes a variety of St. Patrick’s Day cocktails, from standard cocktails to frozen cocktails to dessert cocktails. There will also be a few recipes for non-alcoholic St. Patrick’s Day cocktails!

1. Green Beer:

For those of you wondering, green beer is simply dyed beer. It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day with our going all out on the color green. With just a drop or two of food dye, you can make easily make your own. 

Note: Should you decide that out of all of the cocktails featured in this article that the green beer is the one for you (or something that those you are celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with would most likely enjoy), it is best to make this drink with a bottle of light-colored beer. Any brand of beer will work.

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For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

2. McDonald’s Copycat Shamrock Shake:

I couldn’t do an article about the best cocktails to make/have on St. Patrick’s Day without including this classic from McDonald’s: The Shamrock Shake! If you want to add some booze into your Shamrock Shake, just add some marshmallow-flavored vodka to turn this milkshake into a boozy delight! 

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For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

3. Drunk Grasshopper:

Another one of the classic green-color cocktails that I couldn’t forget to include in an article about St. Patrick’s Day cocktails is the Grasshopper. Delish‘s Drunk Grasshopper cocktail is sweet, minty, and rich, and makes the perfect after-dinner and/or dessert drink. 

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For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

4. The Fuzzy Leprechaun:

The Fuzzy Leprechaun is for those of you who are addicted to fruity cocktails! The bright green cocktail is made with peach schnapps, vodka, pineapple juice, orange, juice, Blue Curacao, and an orange slice, and cheery garnish.

If you want to have a killer St. Paddy’s Day bash, one of the cocktails The Fuzzy Leprechaun must be one of the cocktails that you plan on serving. After one sip, all of your guests will feel a bit fuzzy. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here. 

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

5. The Irish Cactus:

Out of all of the St. Patrick’s Day cocktails featured in this article, the Irish Cactus, by far, has to be the most unique one. Served on the rocks, this creamy drink is composed of Irish Cream Liqueur and the secret ingredient: tequila. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

6. Emerald Champagne Mocktail:

For those you who don’t feel (or can’t due to pregnancy) like drinking alcohol on St. Paddy’s Day, don’t be sad. The luck of the Irish is on your side! The second of the three nonalcoholic cocktails included in this article is this Emerald Champagne Mocktail, which is composed of 5 oz. of sparkling white grape juice, chilled, 1 oz. of Torino’s non-alcoholic creme de menthe, slices of lime, and edible green or gold glitter.

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

7. Baby Guinness Jello Shots:

Besides whipping up some fabulous cocktails, be sure to also serve these Baby Guinness Jello Shots at your St. Paddy’s Day bash! 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

8. Shamrock Shaker:

Out of all of the cocktails featured in this article, one of the easiest ones that you can create and enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day is the Shamrock Shaker. This drink requires only three ingredients: coffee liqueur (the main spirit), amaretto, and milk. One can also garnish the cocktail with edible green and gold powder.

The Shamrock Shaker is one of those cocktails that’s perfect not only for St. Patrick’s Day, but is also ideal for those looking for a delicious drink that offers no risks of a hangover. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

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9. Honey Ginger Limeade:

For an extra little kick, be sure to add a jalapeño chile pepper to this Honey Ginger Limeade! This drink also features fresh ginger and a drizzle of honey to sweeten things up.  

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

10. Shamrock Sour:

The Shamrock Sour consists of 2 tablespoons of lime juice, ½ tablespoon of lemon juice,  ¼ cup of simple syrup, 2 ounces of Irish whiskey and 1 tiny drop of green food coloring. Combine all of the ingredients and shake well; strain over ice. After pouring the drink into a glass, garnish this cocktail with a fresh slice of lime and a shamrock stirrer. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

11. Baileys S’mores Float:

Another one of the most delicious dessert cocktails featured in this article is the Baileys S’mores Float. This boozy float is a mix between a milkshake and hot chocolate that has people coming back for more. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here.

Baileys S'mores Float

12. Pot of Gold

For those of you that are on a diet and looking cocktails that are low in calories, this Pot of Gold cocktail is the drink for you! This drink takes only 3 minutes to make and consists of just five ingredients: vodka, ginger beer, elderflower liqueur (can substitute with simple syrup), fresh mint, and cucumber. 

Sweet with a spicy side, Pot of Gold is one of those cocktails that will strong appeal to those who love vodka martinis. 

For the recipe for this cocktail, click here

12 St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That You Need To Make ASAP

Which of the St. Patrick’s Day cocktails featured above do you plan on making on St. Patty’s Day? Be sure to let us know which cocktails down below in the comments section!

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