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St. Patrick’s Day Drinks


Posted: 03/13/23

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St. Patrick’s Day Drinks come in all shapes and sizes, but one flavor. And that flavor is delicious. Check out some of these amazing St. Paddy’s Day Cocktails.

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If you are planning on hosting a party for St. Patrick’s Day, you just can’t beat these amazing drinks. We have everything you could want, from Jameson based cocktails to sweet shots, and everything in between.

Be sure to leave a comment and let us know which drink you are making first!

Irish Whiskey Cocktails

Grab your bottle of Jameson! If you are a whiskey lover, these are the cocktails for you! Our favorite is the Irish Coffee, of course, but they are all delicious.

Irish Coffee Recipe

This simple Irish Coffee Recipe is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any morning you need a little pick me up. Delicious and simple, it is sure to bring luck to your day.
Close up photo of Irish Coffee. Brown sugar and bottle of Jameson in the background.

Irish Slammer

Made with three ingredients, the Irish Slammer is a cocktail that is tasty and fun to serve. Sometimes known as the Dublin Drop, the drink is achieved by dropping a shot glass of whiskey and Baileys into a glass of beer and drinking it quickly.
pint glass of Guinness next to a shot glass of whiskey and baileys to make an irish car bomb recipe. Bottles of Guinness, Jameson, and Baileys in the background

Green Tea Shot

A peachy and citrus splash on a simple whiskey shot, this delicious and refreshing Green Tea Shot recipe is one you must try. While it actually contains no tea at all, the light green hue of the shot is similar to that of chilled green tea, connecting the recipe to its name.
shot glass of green tea shot garnished with a lime wedge

St. Patrick’s Day Shots

If your favorite way to celebrate is with party shots, we have you covered. From the sweet and dessert like Grasshopper Shots to the savory Breakfast Shot, you are going to love all of these!

Grasshopper Pudding Shots

Vanilla and mint flavors combine with a chocolate garnish for these creamy and delicious Grasshopper Pudding Shots. Bring yourself some luck all year round with this dessert shooter!
Close up photo of Grasshopper Pudding Shots garnished with whipped cream, mint leaf, and Andes Mint.

Breakfast Shot

This Breakfast Shot recipe uses only three ingredients and will really jumpstart your day! While the combination of Irish whiskey, butterscotch schnapps, and orange juice may sound odd, the flavors combine for a delicious shooter topped with a bacon garnish.
shot glasses of breakfast shot recipe topped with bacon

Irish Coffee Shots

If you love Irish Coffee but sometimes need an extra jolt of the good stuff (and I’m not just talking about caffeine) then these Irish Coffee Shots are going to speak right to your heart. They will never cease to make you happy, and come together in just a few ingredients.
irish coffee shot recipe with jameson

Lucky Leprechaun Jello Shots

Lucky Leprechaun Jello Shots are the perfect mint shooter for your St. Patrick's Day party, bringing the luck of the Irish in each shot.
Close up photo of Lucky Leprechaun Jello Shots

Lucky Leprechaun Shots

Three cheers for St. Patty’s Day! Whether your ancestors hail from the motherland or the luck o’ the Irish only finds you once a year, don’t let March 17th go by without celebrating with a batch of Lucky Leprechaun Shots!
These Lucky Leprechaun Shots start with some whiskey and are the perfect cocktail for St. Patrick's Day!

Bailey’s Cocktails

Bailey’s is one of our favorite liqueurs. It is so smooth and works perfectly in so many different drinks. It’s a great way to celebrate.

Baileys Espresso Martini

A rich, creamy, and sophisticated cocktail, this Baileys Espresso Martini comes together with just three ingredients and a quick shake. It is the perfect dessert cocktail for any occasion.
Overhead photo of two Baileys Espresso Martinis garnished with three coffee beans. Bottle of Baileys in the background.

Baileys Hot Chocolate

Baileys Hot Chocolate is a hot cocktail that is the perfect pair blend of simple, creamy, and delicious. When you think about cozying up by the fire or are wanting a sweet and comforting hot beverage, a Baileys Hot Chocolate is the perfect recipe.
two mugs of Baileys Hot Chocolate garnished with whipped cream and chocolate syrup drizzle surrounded by marshmallows

Frozen Mudslide

Meet the Frozen Mudslide, aka a boozy and creamy adult milkshake. Indulge in this delicious ice cream coffee cocktail that is dessert in a glass. Vanilla ice cream, Kahlua, Irish Cream, and vodka are blended together for a sweet treat that is very easy to make at home.
two glasses of Frozen Mudslide with chocolate drizzle, whipped cream, two straws and bottles of Kahlua and Baileys in the background

Baileys Martini

The flavors in this smooth, chocolatey Baileys Martini recipe complement each other in such a beautiful, we’re-just-meant-to-be kinda way.
This Bailey's Martini is the perfect combination of chocolate and Baileys! Dessert in a glass!

Ice Cream Cocktails

Dessert cocktails are some of our very favorite. These ice cream based cocktails are simple to make but will be a hit. Serve them as a party, or sip them in a quiet room at the end of a long day; you will love these St. Patrick’s Day drinks.


A Grasshopper Cocktail is the perfect ice cream drink you’ve been looking for. This minty cocktail, made with ice cream, vanilla vodka, Creme de Menthe, it is like dessert in a glass.
Grasshopper drink in glass with whipped cream and chocolate

Boozy Shamrock Shake

Your favorite St. Patricks Day treat is all grown up now! Made with vanilla ice cream and milk and then made boozy with vodka and creme de menthe.
Drink in Tall Glass with straws, cherries and whip cream

St. Patrick’s Day Mudslide

This St. Patrick’s Day Mudslide recipe puts a festive twist on a dessert cocktail favorite. Creamy, delicious, and simple to make, you won’t want to miss this festive boozy milkshake recipe.
Close up photo of St. Patrick's Day mudslide garnished with whipped cream and sprinkles with straws for drinking.

Other St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Looking for more? Check out these great spins on cocktails, just perfect for St. Paddy’s Day!

Drunk Leprechaun

An easy three ingredient cocktail that is perfect for celebrating!
Two glasses of Drunk Leprechaun with orange and cherry garnish, spoon and straw on the side

Black and Tan

A Black and Tan beer is a layered drink composed of a pale ale and Guinness Stout. The two different types of beers strategically layer on top of one another to create a two-tone beverage with black and tan hues that allow you to enjoy two different beers in one drink.
two glasses of black and tan beer with bottles of Guinness and pale ale in the background

Salted Caramel Irish Coffee

This creamy Salted Caramel Irish Coffee combines creamy caramel and kosher salt with my rich, decadent Irish Coffee Recipe. It is the ultimate afternoon pick-me-up.
Learn how to make an Irish coffee the decadent way with this Salted Caramel Irish Coffee!

Lisa Longley has been creating great recipes for more than a decade. While it is too hard for her to pick her favorite cocktail, she is known to love our dirty martini.

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  1. Dee says

    thank you for these wonderful recipes! they are awesome!

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