12 Cocktails to Serve at Your St. Patrick’s Day Party

on March 10, 2015
Home Cooking Memories

St. Patty's Day Sips

What better way to get into the St. Patrick's Day spirit than with a perfectly-themed beverage-or several? To help you prepare for your St. Patty's Day guests, we've compiled a collection of festive drinks that are sure to make even the Irish proud. We have everything from boozy shakes, to classy cocktails, to kid-friendly mocktails.

Family Fresh Cooking

Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shake

A frozen coffee cocktail topped with golden marshmallows? Sign us up! This sweet, caffeine-laced coffee cocktail is the perfect pot of gold to kick off St. Patty's Day. But no promises this pot of gold won't disappear in a hurry.

Get Recipe: Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes


Boozy Thin Mint Milkshake

We've suspected all along that Thin Mints just may be our favorite Girl Scout Cookie, but it's been officially confirmed thanks to this boozy milkshake. Thin mints, ice cream and vodka make this decadent drink the perfect indulgence for St. Patrick's Day. Garnish with mint to enhance the Thin Mint flavor-and St. Patty's Day spirit.

Get Recipe: Boozy Thin Mint Milkshake

My Baking Addiction

Pot of Gold

Here, homemade Irish cream helps to keep us in the mood-not to mention that beautiful golden garnish. This ode to Ireland is a delicious and festive way to toast to St. Patrick.

Get Recipe: Pot of Gold Cocktail

The Clean Dish

Kombucha Champagne Cocktail

This oh, so refreshing champagne cocktail featuring a surprise ingredient-kombucha!-will make for a less-traditional treat to the senses.

Get Recipe: Kombucha Champagne Cocktail

Inspired By This

Sparkling Green Cocktail

This sparking cocktail features sparkling wine and pistachio gelato to keep things sweet this St. Patrick's Day. It's perfectly green, super easy to make, and a definite crowd pleaser.

Get Recipe: Pistachio Gelato Sparkling Cocktail

Snappy Gourmet

Mint Chip Cookietini Cocktail

The Mint Chip "Cookietini" is full of sweet vodkas and liqueur with a creamy dairy base. You won't feel lackluster after this mouthwatering drink. It's basically dessert in a glass.

Get Recipe: Mint Chip Cookietini Cocktail

Home Cooking Memories

Lime Sherbet Floats

Lime Sherbet Shakes are a simple St. Patty's Day twist on the classic root beer float. This sweet, foamy, non-alcoholic treat is easy to make and perfect for any age. They're sure to be devoured in less time than it takes to make them (and that's saying something).

Get Recipe: Lime Sherbet Floats

That's So Michelle

Shamrock Pudding Shots

Pistachio pudding, Jameson and Bailey's make for one unforgettable St. Patrick's Day treat. This boozy pudding is an adorably miniature way to celebrate the season.

Get Recipe: Shamrock Pudding Shots

Sugar and Charm

Drunken Leprechaun

What's a good St. Patty's day cocktail without a little Irish whiskey? If you aren't typically a whiskey drinker but still want to participate, this cocktail is for you. It balances the Jameson with simple syrup and honey syrup to give it a smooth, sip-able taste even for those who aren't over the moon about whiskey cocktails.

Get Recipe: Drunken Leprechaun

The Merrythought

Lemon Basil Daiquiri Mocktail

Try a refreshing mocktail to get in the holiday spirit without partaking in alcohol. This refreshing sans-rum drink is a delicious place to start.

Get Recipe: Lemon Basil Daiquiri Mocktail

Fab Bites

The Lucky Charm White Russian

It's time to take a break from green give due respect to an old favorite-lucky charms. This take on the White Russian adorable that you may be tempted to share. with younger guests. And you're in luck! The recipe makes room for an alcohol-free option.

Get Recipe: The Lucky Charm White Russian

Living Locurto

Shamrock Shake

This make-at-home version of the McDonald's Shamrock Shake is a delicious copycat recipe for kids and grown-ups alike on St. Patrick's Day. Garnish with a candy rainbow and fluffy whipped cream clouds, and you are good to go!

Get Recipe: Copycat Shamrock Shake

Style Me Pretty

Lime-Basil St. Patrick's Day Cocktail

This easily-eyeballed cocktail is a sweet, springy drink for anyone craving a refreshing cocktail on St. Patty's day. Here, lime and basil take center stage as vibrant green garnish.

Get Recipe: Lime-Basil St. Patrick's Day Cocktail