3 St. Patrick’s Day Drinks to Make Your Friends Green with Envy

St. Patrick’s Day is the time to celebrate your Irish heritage, and what better way than making drinks you can share with your friends? They will be impressed with your mixing skills and love the delicious beverages, too! Not only that, but nobody can resist a bright green drink on St. Patrick’s Day. These three concoctions are so easy to make, you may even want to make these tasty treats on other times besides this celebratory day. Give up on simple green beer and try something more delicious that still fits with the festivities.

 

Shamrock Juice

 

Do you order sweet cocktails that have a wonderful splash of citrus flavor? Then shamrock juice is for you! This beverage is one drink you can make a giant pitcher of in advance. You might want to put up those shamrock decorations before you start drinking this one!

 

What you’ll need are:

 

  • 1/2 ounce of gin
  • 1/2 ounce of light rum
  • 1/2 ounce of white tequila
  • 1/2 ounce of vodka
  • 1 ounce of Blue Curacao
  • 4 ounces of freshly squeezed orange juice

 

Simple mix your alcohols together then add the orange juice at the end, and you’ll have a fantastic drink with a beautiful color. Be aware that over time, some of the Blue Curacao will seep to the bottom, but a simple stir will get mix everything together again.

 

Honeydew Martini

 

Everyone likes a good martini, but this one will definitely bring the house down with a beautiful shade of green and the wonderful melon flavor.

 

What you’ll need are:

 

  • 3 ounces of vodka
  • 1/2 ounce of triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce of Midori

 

You’ll need a cocktail shaker for this to make your drink nice and cold. Fill it halfway with ice and add your ingredients. Then shake it up well and strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass. This beverage is utterly refreshing, and you can even garnish the glass with a slice of orange for an extra dash of flare.

 

Misty Mint

 

Are you looking for a cocktail that is not only yummy but will leave your mouth dancing with fresh breath? The dash of mint in this drink will keep you coming back for more.

 

What you’ll need are:

 

  • 1 ounce of white rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces of green creme de menthe

 

You will need a tall glass; fill it 3/4 of the way with crushed ice. Pour in the creme de menthe and then add the vodka. Stir until they’re thoroughly mixed and garnish with a sprig of mint. Voila!

 

If any of these drinks seem enticing, then there are several other drinks you can try on your own for various occasions! Make sure you get out and purchase the ingredients needed for these green delights.