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21 St. Patrick's Day Drink Recipes

Top O' the Happy Hour to Ya! There are far better ways to celebrate St. Patty's Day, so step away from the green beer and drink these ideas up.

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    1. The Brotherhood
    1.5 oz Michael Collins Blended Irish Whiskey
    .75 oz Grand Marnier
    .75 oz Bénédictine
    .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
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    2. Irish Eyes
    1 ounce Irish whiskey
    1/4 ounce green crème de menthe
    2 ounce cream
    Maraschino cherry for garnish
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    3. Irish Julep
    4 mint leaves
    1 tsp sugar
    2 tsp water
    1.5 oz. Irish whiskey
    .25 oz. Creme de menthe
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    4. An Bodhran ("The Drum")
    1.25 oz Bushmills Irish Whiskey
    .5 oz Port
    1 tsp Maple sugar
    1 Egg
    Mint bitters for garnish
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    5. Bailey's Mudslide
    2 oz. Baileys Irish Cream
    1/4 oz. vodka
    1/4 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
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    6. Everybody's Irish
    2 ounces Irish whiskey
    1 Tablespoon green crème de menthe
    1 Tablespoon Green Chartreuse
    Cocktail olive for garnish
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    7. Bushmill's Irish Buck
    1.5 oz Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey
    .25 oz Fresh lime juice
    2 oz Ginger ale
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    8. Black & Tan
    Half lager or ale, then gently pour stout beer over the top
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    9. Emerald Isle
    1 part Gin
    1 tsp Green Crème de menthe
    2 dashes bitters
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    10. Gaelic Flip
    1.25 oz Bushmills Irish Whiskey
    1 oz Sweet vermouth
    1 tsp Allspice liqueur
    .33 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
    1 egg
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    11. Irish Lady
    1 oz melon liqueur
    3 oz Champagne
    1 oz orange juice
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    12. Irish Tea Party
    4 parts sweetened green tea
    1 part Jameson Irish Whiskey
    1/2 part Pernod Absinthe
    Lime slice for garnish
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    13. Green Dublin
    2 ounces Michael Collins Irish whiskey
    1 ounce sour apple schnapps
    2 ounces white cranberry juice
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    14. Pot of Gold
    2 oz Vodka
    1/2 oz Elderflower syrup or liqueur
    4 chunks cucumber (inch thick)
    8 fresh mint leaves
    Ginger beer
    Mint and cucumber for garnish
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    15. Green With Envy
    1.5 oz. Blue Ice Vodka
    .5 oz. Blue Curacao
    2.5 oz. sweet & sour mix
    2 oz. orange juice
    Garnish: orange slice and maraschino cherry
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    16. Irish Coffee
    4 ounces strong, rich hot coffee
    1 ounce Irish whiskey
    2 tsp brown sugar
    1 ounce lightly whipped double cream
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    17. James the Evil Leprechaun
    2 oz Jameson Irish whiskey
    1 oz Bushmills Irish whiskey
    1 oz Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey
    1 oz Powers Irish whiskey
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    18. Lucky Leprechaun
    2 ounces Irish whiskey
    Tonic water
    Lemon twist for garnish
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    19. Shamrock Shake Grasshopper
    6 cups vanilla ice cream
    1/2 cup creme de menthe liqueur
    1/3 cup vodka
    1/3 cup Irish cream liqueur
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    Maraschino cherries and sweetened whipped cream for garnish
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    20. The Shamrocker
    1 part Tequila
    1 part Melon Liqueur
    1/2 part triple sec
    Splash of Orange Juice
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    21. Irish Ale
    2 oz Michael Collins Irish whiskey
    3 lime wedges
    3 oz ginger beer