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17 St. Patrick’s Day cocktail recipes to bring some luck into your life

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a fully stocked bar and an arsenal of deliciously green recipes.

Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day more than green beer, but unless you’re still a college student, you’d better step up your game with these carefully crafted green cocktails, mocktails and drinks.

1. Lucky shamrock cocktail shooters recipe

shamrock shooters

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These lucky shamrock cocktail shooters will make your Irish-inspired party a real festivity.

2. Green whiskey smash recipe

whiskey smash

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Loving how this green whiskey smash cocktail recipe is inspired by a vintage cocktail recipe that can be served either by the glass or by a big punch bowl.

3. An Irish Kiss recipe

Irish kiss

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Irish Kiss… Basically what all Irish want on St. Patrick’s Day — to be kissed.

4. Leprechaun’s lunch cocktail recipe

leprechaun's cocktail

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A lunch cocktail? This leprechaun’s lunch cocktail proves to us that midday cocktails are a must-have.

5. Zucchini and sea salt vodka soda recipe

zucchini vodka

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Sipping on this zucchini and sea salt vodka soda actually makes us feel healthy.

6. Iced green tea mojito recipe

green tea mojito

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Use up all those green tea bags you have in your drawer, and make this iced green tea mojito.

7. Irish mojito recipe

irish mojitos

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Irish mojito, a recipe you definitely need to make this weekend.

8. Leprechaun cooler recipe

lep coolers

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If you are lucky enough to live in a state that’s warm enough to need cooling down, then these leprechaun coolers are just for you.

9. Boozy shamrock shake recipe

boozy shamrock shake

Would it be wrong to start our mornings with one of these boozy shamrock shakes? Then we don’t want to be right.

10. Big Ginger recipe

big ginger

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Big Ginger — basically every Irish man and woman’s nickname.

11. Green margarita recipe

green juice margaritas

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Who says margaritas are just for Cinco de Mayo? We are loving these “healthy” green margaritas, perfect for the luck of the Irish.

12. Irish coffee recipe

irish coffee

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Irish coffee, the totally acceptable way to start your day.

13. Irish Kahlúa summer cocktail recipe

irish cocktail

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Irish Kahlúa summer cocktail has a gorgeous rim of caramelized sugar. Just grab your sugar and your blowtorch, and you’re ready to go.

14. The Chilly Irishman recipe

kahlua coffee

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The Chilly Irishman is the perfect drink to chill you down or even to have as dessert.

15. Black Velvet recipe

black velvet

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Black Velvet is made by pouring equal parts delicious Guinness beer and bubbly prosecco.

16. Minty and boozy St. Paddy’s Day iced coffee

boozy coffee

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This minty and boozy St. Paddy’s Day iced coffee is another great excuse to get drunk before noon.

17. Guinness ice cream float recipe

Guinness ice cream float recipe

You can’t do St. Patrick’s Day without plenty of Guinness. Even better if there’s ice cream involved.

More St. Patrick’s Day recipes

St. Patrick’s Day layered cake in a jar
Beer and cheddar cheese soup in mini-bread bowls
Scotch egg recipe

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