How To Make The Most Popular St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails On Pinterest

by The Zoe Report

Green beer for St. Patrick’s Day? Groundbreaking. If you’re hosting a festive get-together, a curated cocktail menu—no cheap ale doused in neon green food coloring—is a must. And if you’re still getting the hang of ‘adulting’, don’t worry, we’ve got you. Ahead, the chicest St. Patty’s Day-inspired aperitifs from Pinterest (plus how to make them).

Sugar and Charm

Pear Irish Mule

Recipe Author: Sugar and Charm

Yield: 1 serving

Pear Irish Mule Ingredients: 3 ounces Irish Whiskey 1½ ounces ginger simple syrup (recipe below) Juice of 1 lime, freshly squeezed 1 tablespoon pear puree Splash of club soda or ginger beer for bubbles

Ginger Simple Syrup Ingredients: ¾ cup ginger juice ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 cup chopped fresh ginger Pear Puree 1 very ripe pear Juice of a ½ lime

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

Platings and Pairings

Green Bloody Mary

Recipe Author: Platings and Pairings

Yield: 4 servings

Infused Vodka Ingredients: 6 ounces vodka 1 jalapeno sliced

Bloody Mary Mix Ingredients: 5 tomatillos 3 medium yellow or green tomatoes 2 stalks celery 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons horseradish 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Garnish Celery Golden tomatoes

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

Sugar and Cloth

Boozed-Up Shamrock Shake

Recipe Author: Sugar and Cloth

Yield: 2 servings

Boozed-Up Shamrock Shake Ingredients: 4 ounces Irish cream liqueur 2 ounces Branca Menta 1 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves 1 pint good quality vanilla ice cream

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.

Bake Play Smile

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream

Recipe Author: Bake Play Smile

Yield: 1 liter

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream Ingredients: 1 cup cream 395g can condensed milk 1⅔ cup (375g) of Irish whiskey 3 tbs chocolate topping or syrup 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp instant coffee

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.


San Patricio Cocktail

Recipe Author: Jojotastic

Yield: 1 serving

San Patricio Ingredients: 1 ounce mint-infused vodka 3 tablespoons dried mint ½ cup fresh mint leaves removed from stems, washed and patted dry 1-3 jalapeno slices 6 ounces San Pellegrino pompelmo soda Ice Salt

Directions: Full recipe can be found here.