Who’s ready for St. Patrick’s Day? It’s such a festive holiday, with so much green awesomeness, rainbows, delicious themed treats and classic Irish food, but what’s St. Patty’s Day without a drink? Fill up a glass and try out these tasty drinks to make this St. Patty’s Day and you’ll want to dance a jig and find that pot o’ gold! Cheers!
1. DIY SHAMROCK SHAKE
Recreate this seasonal sensation at home for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! This one is friendly for kids and non-alcohol drinkers, but feel free to spike it with your favorite alcohol for a boozy treat!
Add all ingredients to a blender and pulse until completely mixed. Serve with festive toppings for even more magical pizzazz!
2. GREEN SMOOTHIE
If you’d like to be festive but don't want to derail your healthy eating habits, whip up this delicious green smoothie! It’s a great breakfast for kids too!
Combine the ingredients in a blender until smooth, then enjoy!
3. IRISH FLAG SHOOTER
We can’t promise that this boozy shot will be the absolute best thing you’ve ever tasted, but what better way to show your Irish pride? This awesome-looking shot is sure to impress your St. Patty’s Day party guests!
In a shot glass, pour equal portions of creme de menthe, Irish cream, and orange liqueur, in that order. Toast to good health and drink up!
4. LUCKY GRASSHOPPER
This timeless classic is so incredibly tasty, you’ll want to have more than one! It doesn’t take a lot of ingredients or prep either, so it’ll be easy to keep your friends’ whistles whetted!
5. LUCKY CHARMS SHAKE
Both kids and adults will love this awesome shake that uses treats from the perfect St. Patrick’s Day cereal! You can make this shake with or without booze, and it’ll be amazing either way because let’s be honest, what’s better than Lucky Charms marshmallows?
In a food processor, pulse 1 ½ cups of the Lucky Charms marshmallows until they are finely ground (it’s fine if some larger bits remain!) Combine the marshmallows and milk in a large bowl and let them soak for about half an hour. After 30 minutes, combine the marshmallow/milk mixture, ice cream, vanilla extract, green food coloring, and vodka to a blender and pulse until combined. Top with whipped cream and extra marshmallow pieces and enjoy!
6. SHAMROCK SHAKER
This tasty cocktail will have you feeling like the luck of the Irish is on your side! It’s sweet and very green, making it a must-have for a St. Patty’s Day celebration!
Add ingredients to a shaker with ice, shake well, and strain into a martini glass. Cheers!
7. IRISH CREAMSICLE
Although this is a totally yummy frozen cocktail, you could easily modify this recipe to be kid-friendly! So creamy, and so good!
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until slushy. Serve with a straw and drink up!
8. GUINNESS FLOAT
Although Guinness is one of those beverages that you either like or really dislike, what better way to celebrate Irish heritage than to concoct a creamy and delicious Guinness float?
Scoop ice cream into a frosted mug or glass. Add a splash of Irish cream, then pour the Guinness into the glass. Garnish with chocolate and/or caramel and enjoy!
9. ST. PATTY'S SANGRIA
In a large pitcher, mix the wine, blue curaçao, and orange juice together. Add the apple and lime, then cover the pitcher and chill for at least 3 hours. In the meantime, put a bunch of grapes in the freezer. When it’s time to serve, add the lemon-lime soda and stir. Add frozen grapes to keep the mixture cold and serve!
10. IRISH COFFEE
Whether you need to get the party started in the morning or are in desperate need of a nightcap at the end of a day of sampling other cocktails, this classic drink will do the trick!
Fill a mug or chalice with coffee, about ¾ of the way full. Dissolve the brown sugar into the coffee, then stir in the whiskey. Top with the slightly whipped cream and serve!
Whether you’re heading out to party or enjoying a fun evening at home with the family, these are some super tasty drinks that you just have to make this St. Patty’s Day! As always, please drink responsibly! Whether you’re camping out this St. Patrick’s Day or letting a friend crash in your RV parked in the backyard, stay safe and have fun! If you’d like to browse for a new RV, you won’t need the luck of the Irish for a good deal! Just shop the best RV dealer in West Michigan, All Seasons RV!
How did your tasty drinks turn out? Leave us a comment and let us know how much you enjoyed them!