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Drunk Leprechaun

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Posted: 03/04/21

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The Drunk Leprechaun – a flavor bursting green alcoholic drink – will be a fan favorite on St. Patrick’s Day! Made with vodka, orange juice and blue curaçao, this drink is a winner!

Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange and cherry garnish, spoon and straw on the side

Whether you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day or not, the Drunk Leprechaun is the perfect green cocktail to drink all year long. It tastes like a tropical dream and it will have everyone begging for more.

If you are looking for St. Patrick’s Day Drinks that are outside of the realm of whiskey and beer, this is the cocktail for you.

Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange garnish, spoon and straw on the side

What is a Drunk Leprecahun

The Drunk Leprechaun is basically a screwdriver that has been made green and festive with the addition of blue curaçao. If you like tropical drinks, you will love this simple festive cocktail.

How to Make a Drunk Leprechaun

  1. Fill a large tumbler with ice.
  2. Add in vodka and blue curaçao.
  3. Top with orange juice.
  4. Stir to combine.
Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange and cherry garnish, spoon and straw on the side

Variations

If you are looking to switch this up a little bit, you can replace some of the orange juice with pineapple juice for an even more tropical twist.

How to Serve a Drunk Leprechaun

This green drink is best served with an orange wedge and a maraschino cherry. If you have added pineapple juice, you could consider adding a pineapple wedge and an umbrella.

Other St Patrick’s Day Drinks

Looking for other ways to celebrate? We have you covered.

And don’t forget once St. Patricks Day is over it’s time to get ready for Easter with the Drunk Bunny and Bunny Colada!

Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange and cherry garnish, spoon and straw on the side
5 from 3 votes

Drunk Leprechaun

Serves: 1 drink
(tap # to scale)
Prep: 3 minutes
Total: 3 minutes
This Drunk Leprechaun Cocktail starts with vodka and orange juice and is the perfect cocktail for St. Patrick's Day!

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 oz vodka
  • 3 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1 oz blue curacao

Instructions

  • Fill a shaker with ice
  • Add the ingrediants to the shaker and shake vigorously
  • Strain into an ice filled glass, enjoy
Author: Nathan Longley
Course: Drinks
Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange and cherry garnish, spoon and straw on the side

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Nathan Longley has been his wife’s personal bar tender for as long as he can remember. While he most often enjoys a cold beer, he is known to love our vodka gimlet.

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  1. Deanna Blough says

    5 stars
    Looks yummy – but I can’t have anything that has alcohol due to the meds I take for my heart. Darn! So enjoy the recipes and your comments, Lisa.

    Deanna

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  2. Liz says

    5 stars
    Honestly this is really good! I broke out my mixology set I haven’t used in a while and made it for St. Patrick’s day and mmmm it is yummy!!

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