St. Patrick's Day cocktails collage, top left plastic cup with bright green cocktail and sprinkle rim, top right Irish coffee with four leaf clover garnish, bottom left Irish flag shots, bottom right Lucky Charms martini.

15 Festive St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Drinks

There’s no better way to start the festivities than by sipping one of these St. Patrick’s Day cocktails.

You can choose from classic Irish drinks like a black velvet cocktail and Irish coffee or some not-so-traditional festive drinks like a tipsy leprechaun or Lucky Charms martini.

Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails and Drinks

1. Tipsy Leprechaun Cocktail

Bright green cocktail in a plastic cup with shamrocks rimmed with green and gold sprinkles.
Photo Credit: Delicious Table

Bright green Midori cocktails rimmed with sprinkles will add festive fun to your St. Patrick’s Day party.

Get the Recipe: Tipsy Leprechaun Cocktail

2. Lucky Charms Green Martini

Green Lucky Charms Martini in a glass garnished with Lucky Charms cereal.
Photo Credit: Emily Fabulous

This martini has tasty vanilla and Irish cream flavors with ground Lucky Charm marshmallows mixed in.

Get the Recipe: Lucky Charms Green Martini

3. Baby Guinness Shots

Baby Guinness Shots in a glass on a table.
Photo Credit: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen

These cute cocktails might look like a little pint of Guinness, but they’re made with Bailey’s and one other type of liquor.

Get the Recipe: Baby Guinness Shots

4. Boozy Leprechaun

Green cocktail garnished with pineapples and cherry in a glass.
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’

This crowd-pleasing cocktail is made with pineapple juice, citrus-flavored blue curacao, and vodka.

Get the Recipe: Boozy Leprechaun

5. Snickers Irish Latte

Snickers Irish Latte in a mug rimmed with Snickers candy.
Photo Credit: A Grateful Meal

If you want an alcoholic drink that doubles as dessert, this Snickers latte is a must-try.

Get the Recipe: Snickers Irish Latte

6. Rainbow Pot O’ Gold Jello Shots

Rainbow Shots with a candy rainbow on a white background.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella

Almost too cute to drink, these jello shots will be a massive hit at your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

Get the Recipe: Rainbow Pot O’ Gold Jello Shots

7. Lime Sherbet Punch

Lime Punch in a glass with lime garnish.
Photo Credit: The Soccer Mom Blog

Prosecco, lime sherbet, and other ingredients combine to make this delicious fizzy drink.

Get the Recipe: Lime Sherbet Punch

8. Irish Sour

Irish sour in golden rimmed glass with St. Patrick's day hat decoration.
Photo Credit: Gastronom Blog

This Irish sour is so good you’ll want to have it year-round, not just on St. Patrick’s Day. Irish whiskey lovers will enjoy this drink.

Get the Recipe: Irish Sour

9. Irish Margarita

Irish Margarita in a glass with a lime garnish.
Photo Credit: Restless Chipotle

This beautiful emerald-hued cocktail is filled with fruity tropical flavor in every sip.

Get the Recipe: Irish Margarita

10. Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee topped with cream and cinnamon clover decoration.
Photo Credit: Princess Pinky Girl

No St. Patrick’s Day cocktail list is complete without Irish coffee. This decadent drink is a beloved classic for a reason.

Get the Recipe: Irish Coffee

(If you’re a Bailey’s fan, you’ll also love these cocktails.)

11. Irish Flag Shots

Irish Flag Shots on a grey marble background.
Photo Credit: Crayons and Cravings

The party can’t start until you serve some adorable Irish flag shots.

Get the Recipe: Irish Flag Shots

12. Irish Mule

Irish Mule in a copper cup with lime and mint garnish.
Photo Credit: Dinner at the Zoo

Ginger and lime flavors complement Irish whiskey perfectly.

Get the Recipe: Irish Mule

13. Baileys Hot Chocolate Bombs

Bailey's Irish Hot Chocolate bombs next to a white mug.
Photo Credit: Pop Shop America

Pour hot steaming milk over one of these Bailey’s hot chocolate bombs, and watch the milk turn green.

This boozy hot chocolate tastes like pure dessert in a mug.

Get the Recipe: Baileys Hot Chocolate Bombs

14. Black Velvet Cocktail

Black Velvet Cocktail in a glass with a Guinness in the background.
Photo Credit: Feast and West

This classic Irish cocktail contains just two ingredients and couldn’t be easier to make.

Get the Recipe: Black Velvet Cocktail

15. Clover Mimosa

Clover Mimosa garnished with cucumber on a dark background.
Photo Credit: She Keeps a Lovely Home

Naturally green, this dazzling cocktail is made with ginger, green apple, mint, and cucumber.

Guests will be impressed with the beautiful garnish on the rim.

Get the Recipe: Clover Mimosa

More St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

About the Author

Annie Brown is a frugal living expert and the founder of Savvy Honey.

Her expert advice has also been featured in Buzzfeed, MSN, Yahoo Finance, GOBanking Rates, Woman's Day, The Spruce Crafts, and more.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *