On St. Paddy's Day, the kids have rainbows and pots of gold, but the adults, well, they have the drinks. Get the party going with these delicious whiskey, rum, and vodka cocktails. Add a splash of Bailey's or green food dye for an extra festive touch. But if you're looking for a more tame holiday (or a morning-after hangover remedy), we've got alcohol-free smoothies, milkshakes, and lattes that you can also pair with your dinner or dessert. Cheers!
Whiskey is definitely the drink of the Irish, but throw in a shot of green apple vodka for good measure.
This fresh, fizzy cocktail combines two of the trendiest drinks: Kombucha and matcha.
Adding rum is optional, but highly encouraged.
Green food dye gives this timeless whiskey sour an extra festive twist.
These milkshakes are so magically delicious you'll have to drink more than one. It's a holiday, after all.
This lime, ginger ale, and whiskey drink will make anyone believe in the luck of the Irish.
Step up your brunch game with these fiery Bloody Marys that come garnished with a crispy slice of bacon.
It's like McDonald's famous Shamrock Shake — but way healthier (depending on how much shaved dark chocolate you add).
This thick, creamy smoothie tastes like a vanilla milkshake but is totally appropriate for breakfast.
Granny Smith apples feel like fall (hello, pie!), but look like St. Paddy's Day. So, we'll let this one slide.
Skip the line at Starbucks: Make your own matcha latte at home in less than a minute.
This detox smoothie is a healthy way to start St. Paddy's off right (or ya know, a great way to recover from the night before).
Just because it's alcohol doesn't mean that it can't be fun. This minty refreshment is as festive as it gets (sans booze).
Beer for breakfast isn't your thing? Sip on this kale-loaded smoothie for a festive start to your day.
The fiesta will begin as soon as you take a sip of this Irish-inspired cantina drink. Just wait.
After this old-school cocktail made its rounds in New Orleans, this blogger gave it a well-deserved refresh by adding vanilla ice cream for creamy texture.
A teaspoon of sugar goes a long way, especially when whiskey is involved. Jello shots count as drinks, right?!
This frosty drink is even better than the one that you can pick up the drive-thru because, booze.
A round of these shots, made with Irish Cream, green creme de menthe, and Licor 43, will have everyone excited about their Irish heritage.
This delicious, fruity cocktail — made with peach schnapps, blue Curacao, and vodka — might leave you feeling a little bit fuzzy.
The heart wants what it wants: If you still want green beer after browsing through these festive cocktails, you might as well make it.