5 funny Cocktails To Sip On St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner!
St. Patrick’s Day
 is one of the biggest parties of the year. The celebration is a tradition for many of us, whether we have a drop of Irish blood or not. If you're joining in the fun, you will definitely need a few great drinks for the occasion.

From green beer to cocktails featuring Irish whiskey and other lucky spirits, there's a fun and tasty recipe to fit every taste. Mix one of these up and start spreading the Irish cheer—Erin go Bragh!

1. Green Beer 

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What is the one drink almost everyone wants to know how to make on St. Patrick's Day? Green beer, of course. It does have a certain allure, though we'd recommend a pint of Guinness for a more authentic Irish experience.

If you've only enjoyed a green beer at the local pub, you'll be happy to know that it's beyond simple to make at home. Save some cash and discover the secret to transforming any light-colored beer into an emerald-colored brew. 


2. Green Dublin Apple Cocktail 

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Green is the color of the day and there are many fascinating green cocktails that are perfect for St. Patrick's Day. Among our favorite recipes is the Green Dublin Apple cocktail

This is no ordinary green apple martini. No, this one is filled to the brim with Irish spirit thanks to the Irish whiskey which replaces the typical shot of vodka. The cocktail also uses white cranberry juice to sweeten the mix and allow the green apple schnapps to give the drink its signature color. 


3. The Massey Cocktail  

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If you're looking for a high-class option that celebrates Irish whiskey in all its glory, the Massey cocktail is a great choice. It's an ideal match for an Irish-themed dinner party filled with traditional foods.

This cocktail has a classic style and you'll enjoy its array of flavors. The base is Irish whiskey and London dry gin mixed with sweet vermouth. To that, you'll add the herbs of Chartreuse and Campari. It's a truly fascinating combination.  


4. Guinness and Green Jell-O Shot  

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What would a St. Patrick's Day party be without a round of shots? A little less fun, possibly. While there are a number of fun shooter recipes that fit the Irish theme, we suggest you try this original take on the popular Jell-O shot

The Guinness and Green is unique and delicious. The first layer is a gelatin mix of Guinness and Irish whiskey and the top is a green-colored gelatin with Irish cream. It's almost as fun to make as it is to drink! 


5. Irish Cactus

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It's time to enjoy a hybrid drink that gives you just a touch of Irish spirit but goes about it in a totally unique way. It is unusual, but before you judge it, you have to try it for yourself.

The Irish Cactus is a slow-sipping, creamy lowball drink that's served on the rocks. It is made mostly of Irish cream, so here's your excuse to pour Baileys or whichever brand you prefer. The secret ingredient to the Cactus? Tequila, of course! 

Which one will you try? 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from all the Your Magic Mug team! 

Text: Colleen Graham on SpruceEats.

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