Top 13 Drinks to Make for St. Patrick's Day (Easy)

by Annabelle Healy Published: March 15, 2022 · Last Updated: March 15, 2022

Top 13 Drinks to Make for St. Patrick's Day (Easy)

You've probably enjoyed green beer on St. Patrick's Day before, but this year you might want to make some St. Patrick's Day drinks worth remembering. Any excuse to invite some friends over, enjoy a few drinks, and get creative is worth celebrating!

We've pulled together our top favorite St Patrick's Day drinks that are delicious and easy to make. Whether you're hosting a party and need to make a big batch, or you're only mixing for you and your wife, you'll find something you'll love in this list.

Let's jump in:

Classic Mint Julep

After corn beef and cabbage with a side of soda bread, you'll want something refreshing and light to chase it. This delicious Mint Julep is just what you need after a heavy meal, and it looks a little bit like a pot of gold;).


Mint Julep St. Patrick's Day Drink


Boozy Irish Coffee

Irish coffee is already delicious ~ now pair it with Irish whiskey and you'll have a drink everyone will love. This drink is super easy to make, only takes a few minutes to whip together, and is the perfect after-dinner treat. Plus, you don't want to miss out on any opportunity to drink Bailey's Irish Cream this St. Patrick's Day.


Boozy Irish Coffee St. Patrick's Day Drink


Lucky Leprechaun Shots

These festive St. Patrick's Day shots are perfect if you want to have some stronger drinks at your party. Plus, they're super easy to make and are undoubtedly Irish! Whip these together in a few minutes and you won't disappoint.


Leprechaun Shot St. Patrick's Day Drink

Irish Sour Apple Cocktail

This dazzlingly festive Irish cocktail looks just as amazing as it tastes. With crisp green apples and a sour apple flavor, it's a great way to cut through the heaviness of your corn beef and cabbage dinner.


Irish Sour Apple Cocktail for St. Patrick's Day



This Irish twist on a white Russian is delicious, rich, and perfect for a cozy night in on St. Patrick's Day. You can even switch things up by making it a milkshake, using brandy instead of vodka, or using flavored vodka.


Mudslide St. Patrick's Day Drink


Irish Cactus Cocktail

This simple Irish cocktail only has two ingredients and it's perfect for a laid back St. Patrick's Day celebration. You won't have to run to the grocery store for elaborate ingredients, and you'll still make it a St. Patrick's Day to remember.


Irish Cactus Cocktail St. Patrick's Day Drink


Irish Flag Drink

At first sight, you might think this is a jello shot, but it's actually a super simple drink. It only takes three delicious drinks paired together, poured over a spoon so they don't mix (which is far easier than you think). And the three flavors taste even better together.


Irish Flag Shot St. Patrick's Day Drink


Sparkling Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Drink

This simple St. Patrick's Day drink turns a boring cocktail into something festive and delicious with only a few ingredients. If you're a fan of fruitier drinks, this is a great party beverage. Check out the recipe and make a drink that will impress anyone who drinks it on St. Patrick's Day.


Sparkling Shamrock St. Patrick's Day Drink


Irish Car Bomb

This is a St. Patrick's Day classic, and since you only have one day in the year to enjoy it, we had to include it. Drop a shot of Bailey's Irish Cream and whiskey into a pint of Guinness, and drink right away. If you're looking to have a little fun this St. Patrick's Day, an Irish Car Bomb is always the way to go.


Irish Car Bomb St. Patrick's Day Drinks


B-52 St. Patrick's Day Drink

This drink is similar to the Irish Flag Shot we listed above, but it's a little more sophisticated and classy. For the sophisticated drinker, this Irish delight is the perfect addition to your St. Patrick's Day festivities.


B-52 St. Patrick's Day Drinks

Refreshing Kiwi Sangria

If you're planning a bigger St. Patrick's Day party, whipping together a refreshing Green Kiwi Sangria will keep everyone happy and make your party fun and simple. Mix everything together in a large pitcher that will last the whole night, and keep it festive and green with kiwis and limes. Delicious and simple.


Kiwi Sangria for St. Patrick's Day

Golden Irish Mule Cocktail

If you want to make a cocktail that will definitely impress your guests, this Golden Irish Mule is perfect. It's simple to mix and looks stunning with a few golden flakes tossed on top (we know your wife will be impressed). Plus, it tastes so delicious and refreshing, it's almost as good as the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.


Golden Irish Mule Cocktail St. Patrick's Day Drink


Nutty Irishman

This rich, nutty, creamy cocktail has a distinctly hazelnut flavor you won't be able to get enough of. This drink is great to make for a dessert after corn beef and cabbage. They're also the perfect drink for those cold, early spring days. Sip to the sound of The Cranberries playing in the background and you'll be perfectly Irish.


Nutty Irishman St. Patrick's Day Drink

St. Patrick's Day doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you're planning on having a big party with all your friends and a couple of beers, or you're looking forward to a cozy night in with your closest people ~ you can find a drink you'll love in this list.

If all else fails, throw some green food coloring into a light beer and enjoy! What's most important is celebrating with loved ones. So keep it simple, have a great St. Patrick's Day, and good luck! ;)

Annabelle Healy
Annabelle Healy

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