St. Patrick's Day is one of the biggest party times of the year. The celebration is a tradition for many of us, whether we have Irish blood or not, so don't forget to join the fun by trying one of these drinks to celebrate the occasion. We have something for everyone!
CLOVER WHISKEY SOUR
- 1/4 c. loosely packed wood sorrel leaves and stems
- 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1 large egg white
- 2 oz. Irish whiskey
- 1 oz. simple syrup
- Combine wood sorrel leaves and stems with lime juice in a cocktail shaker; muddle.
- Add egg white, Irish whiskey, simple syrup, and ice.
- Shake until chilled and foamy; strain into a cocktail glass.
- Garnish with wood sorrel leaves.
BAILEYS S'MORE FLOAT
- 8 large marshmallows
- 1/4 c. melted chocolate
- 1/2 c. crushed graham crackers, plus more for garnish
- 1 pt. vanilla ice cream
- 4 c. chocolate milk
- 1/2 c. Baileys Irish Cream
- Chocolate syrup, for drizzling
- Preheat broiler. Place marshmallows on a small baking sheet and broil until golden on top, about 4 minutes.
- Pour melted chocolate on a small plate and crushed graham crackers on another. Dip glasses into chocolate sauce to rim mugs, then dip in crushed graham crackers.
- Scoop ice cream into each glass, then pour chocolate milk on top and add a splash of Baileys.
- Top each float with two marshmallows, then drizzle with chocolate syrup and sprinkle with more crushed graham crackers.
- Serve with spoons immediately.
LUCKY CHARM SHOTS
- 1 c. cold whole milk
- 1 c. Lucky Charms cereal, divided
- 1 c. Bailey's Irish cream, chilled
- 1 tbsp. rainbow sprinkles
- 1/4 c. vanilla frosting
- Pour 1/2 cup Lucky Charms into milk and let sit in the fridge for 10 minutes to infuse milk with the cereal’s sugary flavour.
- Strain out cereal, pouring milk into a pitcher. Add Bailey’s to the cereal milk, stirring to combine.
- Remove 8 marshmallows from the remaining Lucky Charms. Set aside. Take the rest of the cereal and crush finely, pouring it out onto a plate and mixing with sprinkles.
- Dip shot glasses into vanilla frosting, then roll in crushed cereal.
- Fill each drink with Bailey's-infused milk and serve.
- 4 ounces reposado tequila
- 2 ounces blue curacao
- 2 ounces peach schnapps
- 1 ounce Irish whiskey
- 1 ounce Aperol
- 1 ounce lime juice
- 8-12 ounces pineapple juice, depends on personal taste
- 2 rounds lime, for garnish
- Gold sugar crystals, for rim
- Corn syrup, for rim
- 1 cup shaved ice, Blend 2 cups ice in the blender until it's like snow
Note: It's the combination of liquids in this drink that give it the vibrant color. To maintain the color don't make any changes.
- Carefully spread corn syrup on the rims of 2 margarita glasses
- Pour the gold sugar crystals out on a plate.
- Run the rims of the glasses through the sugar crystals to coat.
- Use a big cookie scoop add a rounded scoop of crushed ice to each of the glasses.
- Add the tequila, curacao, schnapps, whiskey, Aperol, and juices to a shaker filled with ice.
- Shake for a few seconds.
- Strain half into each glass.
- Garnish with a round of lime.
Enjoy these Irish inspired beverages and remember to drink safely.