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St.Patrick's Day Green Cocktails

Updated on April 27, 2015

Tasty Green Drink Ideas For The Special Day!

Forget the green beer for St.Patty's Day! Why not mix it up with some fun and tasty green cocktails? Tickle your taste buds with flavors like green apple, kiwi, cucumber, and more! Find some wonderful drink recipe ideas here that are perfect for this special day - or any day really! Throwing a St.Patrick's Day party? Wow your guests with a wonderful array of green spirits!

Fun Fact!

Included in the Guinness Book of World Records is the highest number of leaves found on a clover - 14!

Green Kiwi Vesper

Ingredients:

2 Kiwis, peeled and sliced (leave a couple slices unpeeled for garnish!)

2 oz. Vodka

2 oz. Gin

2 oz. Lillet Blanc

1 cup Ice

Directions:

1) Muddle kiwifruit, vodka, gin, Lillet Blanc and ice in a cocktail shaker.

2) Shake all ingredients and strain into two sugar-rimmed martini glasses.

3) Garnish with unpeeled kiwifruit slice.

* Serves 2 *

Photo Credit: Family Features.com

Fun Fact!

The 1st St. Patrick's Day parade was not in Ireland. It was in Boston in 1737.

Green Dublin Apple Cocktail

Ingredients:

2 oz. Irish whiskey

1 oz. Sour apple Schnapps

2 oz. White cranberry juice

Directions:

1) Pour whiskey, Schnapps, and cranberry juice into a cocktail shaker.

2) Add ice and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.

3) Strain into a chilled martini glass.

4) Garnish with a fresh apple slice!

Photo Credit: www.rd.com

A Traditional Irish Toast For Your Festivities:

“May your glass be ever full.

May the roof over your head be always strong.

And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you're dead.”

Peppermint Pattie Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. Chocolate flavored vodka

1/2 oz. Crème de menthe

1/2 oz. Chocolate liqueur

1/2 oz. Cream

1 Peppermint Pattie candy wedge for garnish

Directions:

1) Add all ingredients into a mixer with ice and shake vigorously.

2) Strain into a chilled martini glass.

3) Garnish with a Peppermint Pattie candy wedge!

Photo Credit: www.nochelatina.com

An Irish Blessing:

“May you always have...

Walls for the winds, A roof for the rain

Tea beside the fire, Laughter to cheer you

Those you love near you

And all your heart might desire.”

Cucumber Fizz

Ingredients:

1 1/2 parts Grey Goose La Poire Flavored Vodka

1/2 part Elderflower Liqueur

2 parts juiced cucumber

1/2 part lemon juice

1/2 part simple syrup

Lemonade or Club Soda

Directions:

1) Mix all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.

2) Shake vigorously and double strain.

3) Serve with cubed ice and garnish with mint, cucumber slices and lemon zest.

4) Top with lemonade or club soda.

Photo Credit: www.cocktailsdrinkrecipes.com

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Mouthwatering drinks and so beautifully presented!

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      All of the drinks you featured here look yummy! =)

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      mumsgather 5 years ago

      I love all these green cocktails. Thanks for sharing. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

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      SweetMarie83 LM 5 years ago

      These all sound amazing! I definitely need to give them a try. Thanks for the great lens!

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      dwnovacek 5 years ago

      I love cocktail lenses and this one is awesome! Happy St. Patrick's Day and Angel Blessings to you!

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      entertainmentev 5 years ago

      I love an Apple Martini. Happy St. Patrick's Day.

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      KarenCookieJar 5 years ago

      My friend was telling me about a punch she was making today with lime sherbet.

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      Bill Armstrong 5 years ago from Valencia, California

      Thanks for sharing, happy St Paddy's Day :-)

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      IanMayfield 5 years ago

      Slainte!

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      Clairissa 5 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      Oh they all sound so yummy!

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      blessings to make it perfect.

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      green kiwi vesper seems appealing to me so are the others. i'm getting tipsy just by looking at the pictures.

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      June Parker 5 years ago from New York

      This is a wonderful libation lens for St. Paddy's Day. *Squid Angel Blessed* and added as a featured lens in myNon-Traditional Saint Patrick Day Dinnerlens.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I loved the green refreshing cocktails, they look promising for a hot Sunday noon too.

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      Jules Corriere 5 years ago from Jonesborough TN

      Peppermint Patty Cocktail looks awesome. I enjoyed reading about fabulous St. Patrick's Day ideas on this lens. Congratulations on making the top 40! Squid Angel Blessings!

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      N Beaulieu 5 years ago

      The apple cocktail sounds yummy to me. Cheers!

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      BlueTrane 5 years ago

      I'll be trying some of these!

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      Laraine Sims 5 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Congratulations for being picked as one of the best of "40 Fun St. Patrick's Day Party Ideas." Angel blessings.

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      DebMartin 5 years ago

      Now this is my kind of St Patrick's Day celebration. Must try them all.

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      fullofshoes 5 years ago

      Oh these cocktails look REALLY good. Awesome lens. Can't wait to give a couple of these a try.

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      I would much prefer a green cocktail to green beer for St Paddie's Day - the Peppermint Pattie looks wonderful!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I want to have a St. Patrick's Day party and this lens was so helpful!