St. Patrick’s Day Drink Guide

By: Sabrina Huda Sanchez

 

St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday that is celebrated all around the world and gives non-Irish folk an excuse to drink. Whether you enjoy a neat Whiskey, a creamy Irish cream, or a non-alcoholic Irish-inspired drink it’s your day to indulge! We’ve collected a list of St. Patrick’s Day drink recipes so you’ll find your next go-to beverage to knock back at the next St. Patty’s Day Parade.

Looking for even more festive drink recipes? Check out our previous recipe guide here.

 

 

BaileysⓇ Mocha Frappuccino

The most popular Irish cream liqueur is BaileysⓇ Irish Cream. This goes great in cheesecake, martinis, coffee, and this frappuccino recipe! Prefer to skip the liqueur? Swap it with a Baileys flavored coffee creamer!

Ingredients:
‧ 3 tbsp Caffe D’Vita Mocha Cappuccino powder
‧ 5 oz milk
‧ ½ cup ice
‧ ½ cup BaileysⓇ Irish Cream (or for a virgin drink: ⅓ cup Baileys Coffee Creamer Irish Cream)

Garnish:
Ghirardelli Chocolate Sauce
‧ Whip cream

Directions:
1. Add Caffe D’Vita Mocha Cappuccino powder, milk, ice, and choice of Bailey’s in a blender; blend until smooth.
2. Drizzle chocolate sauce inside the cup then pour frappuccino and top with whip cream.

 

Irish Coffee

Irish coffee gives you that boost of energy from the freshly brewed coffee with the confidence of whiskey. Stay up and have fun while sipping on this Irish coffee recipe.

Ingredients:
‧ 1 ½ oz Irish whiskey
‧ 2 tbsp Monin Spiced Brown Sugar syrup
‧ 6 oz brewed hot coffee
‧ Dollop of whip cream

Directions:
1. Add whiskey, coffee and syrup into a mug and stir until diluted.
2. Top with a layer of whip cream.

 

Virgin Irish Cream Coffee

If you have to go to work on St. Patrick’s Day, try getting into the spirit with your morning coffee. Enjoy the delicious taste of Irish cream with this office-friendly version of Irish Cream coffee!

Ingredients:
‧ 1 cup brewed hot coffee
‧ 2 tbsp Torani Irish Cream Syrup (or Torani Sugar Free Irish Cream Syrup)
‧ ¼ cup heavy whipping cream
‧ 1 tbsp sugar

Directions:
1. Pour hot brewed coffee into a mug and stir in Torani Irish Cream syrup until dissolved.
2. Add heavy whipping cream into a bowl with sugar and whisk until thickened.
3. Top the coffee with the whipped cream. Serve hot.

 

Copycat Shamrock Shake

Do you look forward to the annual mint-flavored shake from the Golden Arches? No need to wait in line because you can make it anytime you want with this simple tasty copycat recipe!

Ingredients:
‧ 4 oz water
‧ ⅓ cup Caffe D’Vita Vanilla powder
‧ 2 tbsp Monin Green Mint Syrup
‧ 1 cup ice

Garnish
Andes Creme De Menthe Thin Mints
‧ Whip Cream

Directions:
1. Add all the ingredients into a blender, blend until smooth.
2. Pour into a tall glass and top with whip cream and crushed Andes chocolate mints.

 

Irish Cream Hot Chocolate

Is there anything chocolate doesn’t go well with? Once you try this Irish Cream Hot Chocolate recipe, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t tried this sooner!

Ingredients:
‧ 2 oz Hollander Dutched Hot Cocoa
‧ 4 oz hot water
‧ 2 oz BaileysⓇ Irish Cream

Garnish
‧ Whip Cream

Directions:
1. Mix hot cocoa powder and hot water in a mug until powder is completely dissolved.
2. Stir in BaileysⓇ Irish Cream.
3. Top with whip cream

 

Virgin Irish Cream Hot Chocolate

You can still bury yourself in a Irish Cream flavored hot chocolate without the hangover. This recipe is simple, easy, and oh so good!

Ingredients:
‧ 2 oz Hollander Dutched Hot Cocoa
‧ 6 oz hot water
‧ 2 tbsp 1883 Maison Routin Irish Cream Syrup

Garnish
‧ Whip Cream

Directions:
1. Mix hot cocoa powder and hot water in a mug until powder is completely dissolved.
2. Stir in 1883 Irish Cream syrup
3. Top with whip cream

 

 

 

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