Top 8 Drinks for St.Patrick’s Day

Scratch the green beer, and try one of these delicious recipes instead! Whether you’re looking for a drink to cheers, or sip all night, you will be sure to impress with these green St.Patrick’s Day delights. Order one of these with a bartender at the local pub, or keep this guide handy if you’re throwing the party yourself! These simple recipes will have both you and your guests celebrating in no time.


1. Shamrock Shake-Up 

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Shamrock Sodas


• 1 1/2 oz Vodka
• ¾ oz lime juice
• 6 mint leaves
• 1 oz soda
• ½ of hot water
• ½ of sugar

Start by mixing sugar and hot water in a bowl. Once mixed, add some slightly crushed mint leaves and put it in a shaker with lime-juice and vodka. Shake it well and pour it into a rocks class. Garnish with mint leaves and a slice of lime.



St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Honeydew Martini


2.Honeydew Martini 

• 3 oz Vodka
• ½ oz Midori Melon Liquer
• 1 oz Triple Sec


Pour ingredients into a cocktail glass and garnish with some green vodka gummy bears or just use an orange to add some colour.



3.Frozen Mojito 

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Frozen Mojito


• 1 ½ oz white rum
• 1 ½ oz Motts Mojito Mix Syrup
• ½ oz. lime juice
• Splash of sour mix

Smooth and sweet, combine all ingredients into a blender with 16oz of ice. Add crushed mint, blend and pour into a glass once it’s at your desired consistency. Garnish with a few lime wheels!


St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Irish Flag Shooter


4.Irish Flag 

• 1/3 oz crème de menthe
• 1/3 oz Licor 43
• 1/3 oz Irish Cream

This layered shot takes precision. Carefully pour these ingredients in a shot glass in the order it is listed. Try pouring the liquor over the back of a spoon and let it slowly drip into the shot glass.



5.Gold Emerald Shooter 

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Gold Emerald Shooter


• ½ oz of Melon Liquor
• ½ oz of Goldschlager

Pour these simple ingredients in a shaker over ice and pour into a shot glass.



There are many recipes around for non-alcoholic alternatives! You can make a simple green tea or just add food colouring to a ginger beer. If you want to be more creative, here are a few more options worth trying out.

6.Hot Chocolate 

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Hot Chocolate Non-Alcoholic


• 1 pouch of hot chocolate
• Whipped Cream
• Green Sparkles
• Large Marshmallows

Use a simple pre-mixed hot chocolate and add boiling water to it in a mug. Using green food colouring, colour the marshmallows and add it to the mug to allow it to melt. Add whipped cream on top of the melted, green marshmallow and garnish with a sprinkle of green to finish the touch.



7.The Lucky Pot 

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Non-Alcoholic Apple Soda


• Club Soda
• Apple Slices
• 1 Tbsp. Green Apple Syrup


Buy or make some green apple syrup before preparing the drink. Pouring over ice, add soda and the syrup into a chilled glass. Mix well and add some apple slices as garnish!

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails Pineapple Juice Gingerale Punch


8.St. Patrick’s Day Punch

• Lime sherbet
• 2 cups of Gingerale
• 2 cups of Pineapple Juice


Mix the Gingerale and pineapple juice in a large bowl. Add a scoop of lime sherbet immediately after pouring and garnish with some green grapes to add a fruity touch!

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