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Irish coffee in green cup and special cupcakes for St Patrick s Day.

This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day and the parties are already going strong at your local watering holes as expected. For those who wish to keep the party at home, we’ve got some cocktails below that will elevate this year’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

We just recently published a post about Irish whiskey for St. Patrick’s Day, which doesn’t make up the base for a bulk of our drinks below. Instead, we have cocktails that feature tequila, vodka, fresh fruits, vegetables, and more.

We tried to keep to the theme of green per the rules of the holiday but there are some color deviations. That said, we believe you’ll have yourselves a grand time with any of the offerings below. And if you can’t tell by the names of the drinks, they were all inspired by St. Paddy’s Day in some fashion. If you require a boost of luck, always go for the green garnish.

Keep scrolling to check out our selection of St. Patrick’s Day cocktails below.

NOTE: This post will be gradually updated up until 6 PM ET today.

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1. Avocado Margarita

Avocado Margarita Source:Cazadores

1 ½ oz. Tequila CAZADORES Blanco (Made with 100% Blue Weber Agave)
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. Agave Syrup
1 Quarter of Avocado
1 Sprig of Cilantro
1 Slice of Roasted Jalapeño

Method: Muddle avocado, cilantro and jalapeño in a  mixing glass. Add the rest of the ingredients with ice, then shake and serve over the rocks.

2. Custom Maid

Custom Maid Source:Lost Irish

2-.25 inch slices of cucumber
2 oz Lost Irish
0.5 oz St-Germain
0.75 oz fresh lemon juice
0.75 oz simple syrup

Method (Shaken):
In a shaker, muddle the cucumber slices. Add remaining ingredients and fill shaker with ice. Shake vigorously, and fine-strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with cucumber slice.

3. El Chapulin

El Chapulin Source:Illegal Mezcal

1 oz Ilegal Mezcal Joven
1 oz Crema de Menthe
1 oz Cream
1 oz Crema de Cacao

METHOD: Combine ingredients into a shaker. Then, shake until chilled. Strain the cocktail into a stemmed glass and garnish with Mexican chocolate.

4. Emerald Mist

Emerald Mist Source:Jim Beam

1.5 parts Jim Beam White
0.75 parts Limoncello
2 parts fresh lemon sour
5-6 fresh spearmint leaves

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice until well blended. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass with an optional sugared rim. Garnish with a lemon wheel. Please note that the little pieces of mint that should be floating around in the cocktail are little bursts of flavor that are considered good luck.

5. Far From The Tree

Far From The Tree Source:Redemption Whiskey

1 ½ parts Redemption Bourbon Whiskey 2 parts apple cider  
2 parts prosecco  
 ½ part lemon juice  
Barspoon cardamom honey*

*Cardamom-honey: Add 5-10 cardamom pods to a ratio of 1:1 honey and water. Heat on low until honey is dissolved in water and cardamom is fragrant. Let sit for a few hours to cool.

 Shake all ingredients, except prosecco, with ice.  Pour into a champagne flute. Top with prosecco.