Step away from green beer and Irish whiskey and get that shaker in hand.

Here are six awesomely green St. Patrick’s Day cocktails to get you celebrating all things Irish! Sláinte!

The Emerald Elixer cocktail from KTCHN, cocktail recipes, st. patrick's day cocktails

The Emerald Elixer

Photo Courtesy of KTCHN at The OUT Hotel

Emerald Elixer

Courtesy of Veronica Farias, Mixologist

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. Midori
  • Splash of Lime Juice

Preparation: Shake and strain over Martini glass.


Pour Leaf Clover from SVEDKA vodka, cocktail recipes

Pour Leaf Clover

Photo Courtesy of SVEDKA Vodka

Pour Leaf Clover

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts SVEDKA Vodka
  • 3/4 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3/4 part Simple Syrup
  • 4 Mint Sprigs
  • Edible Glitter

Preparation: Muddle mint at bottom of Pilsner glass and build drink on top over crushed ice (except for bitters, glitter, and mint). Agitate with a spoon (or swizzle), not disturbing the mint at the bottom. Top with ice, rim with green/white glitter. Garnish with mint.


Cucumber Celtic Climber cocktail from SVEDKA vodka, cocktail recipes, st. patrick's day cocktails

Cucumber Celtic Climber

Photo Courtesy of SVEDKA Vodka

Cucumber Celtic Climber

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 parts SVEDKA Cucumber Lime
  • 1/2 part Agave Nectar
  • 3 Lime Wedges
  • 2 Cucumber Wedges
  • Salt and Pepper Rim

Preparation: Muddle lime and cucumber wedges with agave nectar in a cocktail shaker. Add SVEDKA Cucumber Lime and ice, shake, and empty into a rocks glass with a salt and pepper rim.


Midori Emerald Daiquiri made with Cruzan Rum, cocktail recipes, st. patrick's day cocktails

Midori Emerald Daiquiri

Photo Courtesy of Cruzan Rum

Midori Emerald Daiquiri

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Midori Melon Liqueur
  • 1 part Cruzan Aged Light Rum
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Melon Balls or Lime Wheels (for Garnish)

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass with an optional sugared rim. Garnish with a melon ball and/or lime wheel on the rim.


Loopy Leprechaun Shot cocktail, cocktail recipes, st. patrick's day cocktails

Loopy Leprechaun Shot

Photo Courtesy of Serpent’s Bite

Loopy Leprechaun Shot

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Serpent’s Bite
  • 1 part Ginger Liqueur
  • 1/2 part Sour Mix

Preparation: Combine Serpent’s Bite, ginger liqueur and sour mix in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a shot glass. Add green food coloring.


The Sláinte cocktail, layered shot in the colors of the Irish Flag, st. patricks day, cocktail recipes

The Sláinte

The Sláinte

Courtesy of Veronica Farias, Mixologist

Pour in a shot glass a layer of:

  • Midori
  • Baileys
  • Grand Marnier

Use a bar spoon to layer.