15 Amazing DIY St Patricks Day Drinks to Try

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St Patricks Day is right around the corner.

Are you ready?

Impress your guests (or perhaps get a little lucky) with any of these super cute DIY St Patricks Day drinks that you can make in mere minutes.

Don't get caught without something green in your hand on this holiest of drinking days.

All of the St Patricks Day drinks on this list are just a couple ingredients and for just a few bucks you can make a splash at any St Patricks Day event you play host to.

1) Candy Infused Vodka Shots

If you're hosting any sort of St Patricks Day get-together and you don't have these at them, you are doing it all wrong. They are super simple, they look amazing…I mean really, just look at them…and you can even make alcohol-free versions of each beverage for younger audiences (just don't mix them up!). You can read the full tutorial here.


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2) Irish Appletinis

A classic drink with a simple twist. The Sour Apple Pucker really is that green so you don't have to worry about your drink not turning out the way you want it to look. How 'bout them apples? Check them out here.


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3) Irish Flag Shooter

A picture is worth a thousand words. This one shows why. Wow guests with these cute Irish flag shooters. One of the coolest St Patricks Day drinks around.

  • 1 oz brandy
  • 1 oz Creme de Menthe
  • 1 oz Bailey's Irish Creme

And one really steady hand to pour. Good luck!


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4) Irish Flag Shooter Part Deux

Similar drink. Different ingredients. I guess you'll just have to take a couple shots to figure out which one you like more. 😎


5) Sparkling Leprechaun Kiss

If you like sweet and sour then this is the drink for you. Add a drop of a green food coloring and coat the rim with green sugar and you've got yourself a tasty little treat.


6) Lime Sherbet Floats

Green eggs ‘n ham for the kids to the start the day – lime sherbet floats to end it. St Patricks Day will quickly become your little ones favorite holiday and it you had to put forth hardly any effort (or money) to do it.

Mission accomplished. Get the recipe for these cute floats here.


7) Luck of the Irish Shots (with Andes Mint Garnish)

As much a snack as it is a drink, nothing screams professional bar-tending experience like one of these amazing St Patricks Day drinks.

A dash of cool whip topped with an Andes Mint and suddenly you look like you actually know what you're doing. It's something I try to pull off everyday but never quite do. Until now.


8) Lucky Leprechaun Cocktail

There are a lot of green looking cocktails that tend to float around on St Patricks day, some of which are on this list.

Unfortunately it doesn't mean they actually taste good. But this one? This one does.

  • 1 oz Midori Melon Liqueur
  • 1 oz Mailbu Rum
  • 6 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Mint sprigs for garnish



9) Mint Chip Cookietini

Another drink that looks more like a snack than it does a drink…and you won't see me complaining about it one bit. Check out the tutorial here.


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10) Bailey's Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake

Or nix the Bailey's entirely if you've got kids around.

Guilty of trying this one allllllll year long but it will also pass as one of the most perfect St Patricks Day drinks you can think of. One of the best tasting ones on this list for sure.



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11) The Fuzzy Leprechaun

I think you can figure out where the name hails from.  A few of these in your system and I'm sure you'll be feeling warm and fuzzy all over.


12) St Patrick's Day Mojito Sherbet Punch Recipe

There's celebrating your favorite holiday. Then there is blowing your favorite holiday out of the water. Get a green table runner, sport your inner Irish and lay a few of these out on the table. Your guests may not want to leave.


13) The Shamrock Shake

You can make an ordinary shake. Or you can actually make something extraordinary. It's all in how you dress it.

Get a few ooh's and aah's at your party by spending a little extra time making your treats look amazing.


14) Shamrock Lime Cocktail

Cool, crisp, classy. If you live on the warmer side of things this is the perfect drink for you, your friends, and your outside bar. Add a level of sophistication to your beverage with a St Paddy's themed cocktail straw.


15) Ombre St. Patrick's Day Jello Shots

These are not for the weak. I saved these for last because you are strong. That's why your still here. So if you're looking for something a little harder on St Patricks Day – you've found it. Don't underestimate these innocent looking jello shots. Vodka can pack a mean kick. But if you're down for a little adult fun, and you've got a little extra prep time, these are sure to be a hit.


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