8 Irish-themed cocktails for a lucky St. Patrick's Day

Published March 14, 2014

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8 Irish-themed cocktails for a lucky St. Patrick's Day

8 Irish-themed cocktails for a lucky St. Patrick's Day

It's not always about the beer.

Dizzy Leprechaun

Get your dancing shoes on! If you want to throw the St. Patrick's Day party of the century, this is the drink to serve. This low calorie, deliciously green cocktail will get you and your guests off their feet and onto the dance floor.

Recipe: Dizzy Leprechaun

Kiss Me I’m Irish

This playful take on a Midori Sour is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. If you’re planning on making your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations into a girls outing, this drink is for you.

Recipe: Kiss Me I'm Irish

Sparkling Shamrock

This festively green mojito is low in calories, and perfect for anyone looking to watch their weight, but still enjoy themselves during the holiday.

Recipe: Sparkling Shamrock


Luck of the Irish

Refreshing and cool, this invigorating cucumber and lemon based cocktail is sure to liven up any party.

Recipe: Luck of the Irish

The Crooked Golf Swing

This is a tasty, yet bizarre, combination of Midori, sweet Amaretto, tart citrus and rum. By all rights it should be far too sweet to down in any volume, but somehow it stays in balance while sporting a nearly day-glo green color.

Recipe: The Crooked Golf Swing

Clover Margarita

This twist on a traditional margarita delivers a powerful fresh and herbal punch courtesy of cucumber and mint. Even better – no food coloring is required to get a gorgeous green color that leaves little doubt what you're celebrating.

Recipe: Clover Margarita

The Irish Espresso

Elevate the classic Irish coffee with espresso flavored tequila.  Jameson Irish whiskey enhances the rich flavor of fine Italian espresso for a spicy, yet smooth cocktail with a little boost.

Recipe: Irish Espresso

Irish Farmhouse

For anyone looking to add a bit of adventure to their party, this intricate cocktail packs a punch with layers of flavors that are sure to intrigue any palate.

Recipe: Irish Farmhouse