Top 5 Easy Green Cocktails To Try On St. Patrick's Day

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St. Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on March 17th, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland.

People celebrate traditional St. Patrick’s Day by attending parades, wearing green clothing, and listening to traditional Irish music. (Click here to check out my playlist of traditional Irish music.)

Some traditional foods include corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, and shepherd’s pie. There are also plenty of non-alcoholic green drinks for St. Patrick’s Day, such as green smoothies, green tea, and green lemonade.

And now St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with some delicious green cocktails? Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking for a fun way to enjoy the holiday, these top 5 green cocktails are sure to be a hit. From classics like the Shamrock Shake to more adventurous options like the Emerald Isle, there’s something for everyone on this list.

Mix, shake, and serve in these personalized glasses.

1. Shamrock Shake

The Shamrock Shake is a classic St. Patrick’s Day cocktail that’s perfect for celebrating the holiday. Made with vanilla ice cream, milk, and a touch of mint extract, this creamy drink is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. For an extra festive touch, top it off with whipped cream and a cherry.  

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • Whipped cream and cherry for garnish
  • Blend all ingredients until smooth. Top with whipped cream and a cherry and serve in this acrylic tumbler.

2. Emerald Isle

The Emerald Isle is a refreshing green cocktail that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Made with gin, lime juice, simple syrup, and a splash of green chartreuse, this drink is both tart and sweet. Garnish with a lime wheel for an extra pop of color.

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz green chartreuse
  • Lime wheel for garnish
  • Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lime wheel, and serve in this personalized glass.

3. Irish Mojito

The Irish Mojito is a twist on the classic mojito that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Made with Irish whiskey, lime juice, simple syrup, and fresh mint, this drink is both refreshing and flavorful. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a lime wheel for an extra festive touch.

  • 2 oz Irish whiskey
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Lime wheel and mint sprig for garnish
  • Muddle mint leaves with lime juice and simple syrup. Add whiskey and ice, then shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig, and serve in this cute leprechaun St. Patrick’s Day whimsical glass.

4. Leprechaun's Kiss

The Leprechaun’s Kiss is a fun and fruity green cocktail that’s perfect for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. Made with Midori, pineapple juice, and coconut rum, this drink is both sweet and tropical.

  • 1 oz Midori
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz coconut rum
  • Pineapple wedge and cherry for garnish
  • Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and cherry. Why not serving it in a beer mug? Check this one out.

5. Green Tea Martini

The Green Tea Martini is a sophisticated green cocktail that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Made with green tea-infused vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup, this drink is both refreshing and elegant.

  • 2 oz green tea-infused vodka
  • 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • Lemon twist for garnish
  • Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lemon twist for an extra pop of color. Serve in this amazing clover glass.

St. Patrick’s Day is a time to celebrate with friends and family, and what better way to do that than with some delicious green cocktails?

So raise a glass and toast to the luck of the Irish!