The BEST St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

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Feeling lucky? Add one of these festive St. Patrick’s Day cocktails to your grown-up celebration this year with friends and enjoy!

St. Patrick’s Day is a great time to watch a festive parade, enjoy your favorite Irish bar and recipes, and celebrate with friends. Maybe with a spiked Shamrock Shake? Now you’re talking.

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails
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You can also host a party at home! We love celebrating this fun day with our kids too with activities like this fun leprechaun hat template or these leprechaun trap ideas. But that doesn’t mean mom and dad can’t have something special too!

Try one of these St. Patrick’s Day cocktails to upgrade your festivities. From jello shots to traditional Irish coffees, there is something for everyone on this list.

Enjoy with snacks or after enjoying this sausage and cabbage skillet for dinner.

Which cocktail do you want to try first? Check out more St. Patrick’s Day fun for the whole family! 

THE Nutty Irishman Cocktail Recipe
A new spin on a classic recipe.
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Lime Martini {Green Drink}
Do you like classic martinis? Try it with lime for a St. Patrick's Day twist!
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Mint Chip Cookietini Recipe (Thin Mint Chocolate Martini)
It may be St. Patrick's Day, but it is also Girl Scout Cookie season! Splurge with this sweet cocktail.
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Irish White Russian Cocktail with Four Ingredients
Bailey's is a traditional liquor for St. Patrick's Day. Elevate it by pairing it with a White Russian!
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Delicious Alcoholic Milkshake Infused with Irish Cream
Try this sweet drink with Bailey's!
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Creamy Baileys Iced Coffee
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in the morning with this creamy spiked iced coffee.
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Tequila Lime Jello Shots
If you're hosting a party, try these lime jello shots! They will look great with your party spread.
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Boozy Shamrock Shake
Shamrock shakes are all the rage this time of year (sometimes even selling out!). Add a shot to make it boozy.
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Luck of The Irish Cocktail
This colorful cocktail is delicious and lucky. 😉
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Black Magic Cocktail
Guinness is an Irish beer with a full flavor. Use it to make a delicious cocktail.
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Grandpa’s Green Stinger Drink
Add extra mint to mine! This looks refreshing for the 17th!
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Mint Irish Iced Coffee Cocktail Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day
Another iced coffee recipe, but this one is spiked with mint!
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Baileys Chocolate Martini Recipe
Another way to use Bailey's at your St. Patrick's Day party!
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Irish Margarita Recipe: Green Cocktail for St Patrick’s Day
Do you prefer tequila? This green margarita may be what you are looking for.
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Shamrock Shake Shooters
Shamrock Shake Shooters, made with vanilla ice cream, Irish Whiskey, mint flavoring and tinted green, are sure to be the hit of your Saint Patrick’s Day! Kids will love these little Shamrock Shake Shooters too, without the Irish whiskey of course!
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Boozy Shamrock Floats
These shamrock floats have the cutest candy garnishes!
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Homemade Green Cotton Candy Moonshine Recipe
Have you ever made homemade moonshine? Try it with a cotton candy flavor.
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Black Velvet Cocktail | Black Velvet Cocktail Recipe
A black velvet is a popular drink order at one of my favorite Irish bars. Try it at home!
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Lucky Leprechaun Shots
These leprechaun shots are the cutest, but they also look delicious!
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Authentic Irish Coffee Recipe – Classic Irish Cocktail
This is a classic coffee recipe for this season.
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Grasshopper Cocktail
Grasshopper treats are SO good. They are always minty and flavorful. Try this cocktail!
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Midori Gin and Tonic
Midori is a liquor that I never use very often, but paired with gin and tonic sounds so good!
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Pot of Gold Mimosas
These mimosas will be the hit of your brunch. Try them for March!
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