Green Cocktail Ideas for St. Patrick's Day

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Green Cocktail Ideas for St. Patrick's Day

Green cocktails are fun, and they are perfect for St. Patrick's Day celebration. These delicious and easy green cocktail recipes will pair perfectly with your St. Patrick's dishes and desserts.

Irish Eyes Cocktail Recipe
Irish Eyes Cocktail by Colleen Graham

This Irish Eyes Cocktail by Colleen Graham is a creamy and minty drink.

Total prep time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 cocktail

Here's what you need:

  • 1 oz. Irish whiskey
  • ¼ oz. green crème de menthe
  • 2 oz. cream
  • Garnish: maraschino cherry

Here's how to prepare it:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes, pour the Irish whiskey, green crème de menthe, and cream.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.
  5. Serve and enjoy.

Shamrock Sour Cocktail Recipe
Shamrock Sour Cocktail by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie

This delicious Shamrock Sour Cocktail by Courtney Whitmore of Pizzazzerie will get you into the green spirit this St. Patrick's Day.

Here's what you need:

  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • ½ tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 2 oz. Irish whiskey
  • 1 tiny drop of green food coloring
  • Garnish: Lime wedges

Here's how to mix it:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients and shake well.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass over ice.
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge and a shamrock stirrer.

Leprechaun Mimosa Recipe

Leprechaun Mimosa by Kara of Happy Go Lucky

This delicious Leprechaun Mimosa by Kara of Happy Go Lucky is perfect as a kick-off drink for St. Patrick's Day.

Here's what you need:

  • 1 bottle chilled Champagne, Prosecco, or any sparkling wine
  • 2–4 cups orange juice (pulp-free)
  • 1 cup Blue Curacao

Here's how to mix it:

  1. In a champagne flute, pour orange juice with 1/3 of the way. Add a splash of Blue Curacao and mix with a spoon or straw.
  2. Slowly fill the rest of the glass with champagne.
  3. Enjoy!

Paleo Shamrock Shake Recipe

Paleo Shamrock Shake by Cook at Paleo

This delicious Paleo Shamrock Shake by Cook at Paleo is a healthy green shake.

Total prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

Here's what you need:

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup ice
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 tsp. organic vanilla extract
  • 1 large handful of fresh mint leaves to taste
  • stevia, local raw honey, or maple syrup to taste

Here's how to mix it:

In a blender, add all ingredients and blend until smooth.

Frozen Mango Mojito-rita Recipe

Frozen Mango Mojito-rita by Half Baked Harvest

This Frozen Mango Mojito-rita by Half Baked Harvest is simple to make, but so delicious and so refreshing.

Total prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 drink

Here's what you need:

  • Flaky sea salt
  • 1/3 cup (2.5 oz.) silver tequila
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ cup frozen mango chunks
  • 2 tsp. honey, to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, plus more for serving
  • 1 cup ice
  • sparkling, water for topping (optional)

Here's how to mix it:

  1. Wet the rim of the glass with lime juice by running a lime wedge around the rim and deep in salt.
  2. In a blender, add tequila, lime juice, mango chunks, honey, and mint. Blend until smooth. Add the ice and blend until slushy.
  3. Pour into the prepared glass. Top with sparkling water, if desired. Garnish with limes and fresh mint.
  4. Serve and Drink!

St. Patrick's Day Magnetic Glass Markers and Charms  by Simply Charmed

These St. Patrick's Day Magnetic Glass Markers and Charms make great St. Patrick's Day decorations for your wine glass or a pint! Six funny Irish sayings wine charms will keep you and your family laughing all night on  St. Paddy's Day!

This coming St. Patrick's Day, you need to have a drink to celebrate even when at home. If you drink a lot of green beers last year, switch things up in a delicious way with these fun and festive green cocktail recipes. Sláinte!

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