If Guinness isn’t your thing and the only Irish drinks you know is Irish coffee, get looking over our St. Patrick’s day drinks to make.
Yes, of course, they’re all green drinks!
Our favourite St. Patrick’s Day drinks
1. Tokyo Iced Tea
St. Patrick meet Tokyo, Tokyo meet St. Patrick, now go out and play!
The Tokyo Iced Tea echoes the infamous Long Island Ice Tea but shakes things up a little to give the cocktail more of a citrus, refreshing edge.
High Ball glass
12.5 cl – Vodka
12.5cl – Gin
12.5cl – White Rum
12.5cl – Midori
12.5cl – Tequila
12.5cl – Sugar Syrup
25cl – Fresh lemon juice
Lemonade to the top
Lemon wedge and glacier cherry garnish
2. Midori Sour
A little leprechaun once told us that St. Patrick was also a fan of the sweet and sour blend. So why not join him this St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish drink?
If you do, remember to share your green drinks creation with us using #EuropeanBartenderSchool
4cl – Midori
6cl – Sweet and sour mix
2 dashes – Angostura bitters
3. June Bug
Take St. Patrick to a tropical island to celebrate, well not physically but the June Bug will certainly take you there mentally.
High Ball Glass
2cl – Midori/ De Kuyper Melon
1cl – Malibu
1cl – De kuyper Banana
4cl – Sweet and sour mix
6cl – Pineapple juice
4. #EBSDublin’s St. Patrick’s Pride
Fresh from EBS Dublin, out of all our St. Patrick’s Day cocktails, this might be our favourite…
Green Highball Glass
40ml Tullamore DEW
80ml Pressed Apple Juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain over ice filled highball glass.
Garnish: Mint Sprig, Lemon Wedge, Sugar Dust
5. Apple Martini
An icy cold martini cocktail is one of our St. Patrick’s Day drinks that will warm your hearts, no matter how cold it is outside.
For those of you celebrating the evening in style then the Apple Martini is definitely for you.
4cl – Vodka or Gin
2cl – De Kuyper Apple
3cl – Fresh lemon juice
1cl – Sugar syrup
Apple leaf garnish
6. The Kermit cocktail
The hint is in the name and out of our St. Patrick’s Day drink, this is about as green as they come.
You’ll definitely catch a few eyes and turn a few heads with this Kermit cocktail in your hand; a luminous shade to your lucky four leaf clover.
High Ball Glass
2cl – Vodka
2cl -Pisang Ambon Liqueur
1 dash Sour Mix
Lemon & Lime (Sprite or 7-Up) to the top of the glass
Garnish: Lime Wheel
Sprig of mint (optional)
7. Angostura Passion
This tangy tropical twist will send you straight back to primary school and your classes. Blue and yellow make… GREEN!
This cocktail is best made in a jug but be warned: This extravagant cocktail needs a garnish to match!
5cl – Vodka
5cl – Malibu Coconut Rum (coconut rum)
2cl – Blue Curacao
3-4 dashes Angostura Bitters
15cl – Pineapple Juice
2cl – Lime Juice
Garnish: Red Maraschino Cherry, Pineapple Spear, Orange Twist (We could go on!)
So, there you have it, seven awesome Irish drinks for St. Patrick’s Day that should kick start your night in the greenest way possible.
Turn your friends green with envy with these drinks this St. Patrick’s and let us know which cocktail you chose by sharing your photos using #EuropeanBartenderSchool on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.