15 Drinks That Are Perfect for Your St. Patrick's Day Celebration



No green beer here. These drinks will have everyone in the holiday spirit, whether you're a whiskey fan, a wine lover, or a Guinness devotee.

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Irish Coffee

Taking the day off? Start your St. Patrick's Day celebration off with a traditional Irish coffee, made with brown sugar, coffee, Irish whiskey, and whipped cream.

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Cucumber Gin Cocktails

Not quite Irish, but certainly a festive color! We can't imagine a more refreshing way to toast the festivities.

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Irish Redhead

Whiskey, Sprite and grenadine make this drink easy to go down, but beware: It packs a serious punch.

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Green Apple Sangria

This crisp whistle-whetter is a refreshing alternative to your usual go-to red.

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Slow Cooker Baileys Irish Cream Hot Cocoa

We're a fan of anything that can be made in a slow cooker. And when you include Baileys and chocolate, well, that's even better.

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Jack Knife

This simple drink (seriously, it's two ingredients) combines Jack Daniels with Baileys Irish Cream.

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Chilly Irishman

When Irish whiskey, Kahlua, and espresso come together, that's already exciting. Add vanilla ice cream, and it's a real party now.

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Irish Derby

This sophisticated elixir combines whiskey, vermouth, and lime juice for a strong drink that goes down smooth.

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Honey Whiskey Spiked Lemonade

It's your warm-weather alternative to a Hot Toddy.

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Black Magic

Sure, Guinness is good on its own. But have you tried it with bourbon and blackberries?

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Irish Mule

This creative take on the Moscow Mule swaps out vodka for Irish whiskey.

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Matcha Ginger Kombucha Fizz

More green drinks! And this time with the trendiest green drink right now: matcha.


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Matcha Honey Spritzer

Another match pick — this time with white wine and ginger ale. This one will carry your straight through to Spring brunch season.

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Irish Doe

Bold Irish whiskey and smooth pomegranate liqueur complement each other perfectly in this colorful creation.

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Hot Buttered Jamie

If you'd rather stay in on St. Patrick's Day, try curling up with one of these cozy drinks, made with butter, Irish whiskey, tea, and honey.

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