Cocktails & Spirits

Saint Patrick's Day Cocktails: The Drinking of the Green (Recipes)

Saint Patrick's Day is officially Monday, but serious partyers will no doubt be celebrating throughout the weekend. Though one might immediately think of pounding the green beer with a Jameson chaser, there are other options to consider when choosing your St. Paddy's day libation.

We found four fantastic cocktails that embody the spirit of this rousing holiday where for one day, everyone's blood runs green. Make these cocktails at home with the included recipes, or enjoy them at the bars listed. Just remember to wear something green.

See also: Saint Patrick's Day in Miami: Here's Where to Get Your Shamrock On

The Taste of Gold at Brother Jimmy's BBQ

2 oz. Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey

1/2 oz. peach schnapps

Splash of orange juice

Lime wheel for garnish

Build in rocks glass.

Baby Guinness Shot at Batch Gastropub

2 oz. Avion Espresso

1 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into shot glass.

Everybody's Irish at Villa Azur

2 oz. Jameson Irish Whiskey

1/2 oz. mint syrup (for green coloring)

1/2 oz. chartreuse herbs

Shake ingredients and pour into martini glass. Ass two olives and four leaf clover for garnish.

Luck of the Irish at Wolfgang's Steakhouse

2 oz. Malibu Rum

1 oz. Midori

Pineapple Juice

Pour Malibu and Midori into iced Collins glass and fill with pineapple juice.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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