Paddy’s Day Cocktail Recipes… Prepare Your Liver!


Everyone is Irish on Paddy’s day. And you could do what most others are doing and drink Guinness. However drinking a pint of Guinness in the middle of the day can make you feel like you have eaten seven loaves of bread and a brick. So if you are looking for something a little lighter, read on.

Tried and tested purely for research purposes by Nicole Buckler.

Green Feck

green coctail

1 shot of Irish Whiskey

Half a shot of Grand Marnier

Half a shot of Bénédictine

Half a shot of Fresh lemon juice

Lemon peel for garnish

Pour all ingredients into a shaker and add ice. After you shake it around like you are a really bad dancer, then pour it into a glass. Put a piece of lemon peel on the side of the glass so you an tell yourself it is more juice than booze.

Leprechaun Liar


1 shot of Midori

1 shot of Malibu

6 shots of pineapple juice Pineapple juice

Lime wedge

Mix all ingredients together than add ice. Put in into a tall glass and put a lime wedge on there and pretend that limes grow in Ireland.


Paddy’s Day Punch

photo_20768_201107291 shot of Whiskey

¼ shot of Fresh lime juice

4 shots of ginger ale

Orange wheel for garnish

Add all ingredients together, and serve in a Martini glass.



An Bodhran (The Drum)


1 and a half shots of Irish Whiskey

Half a shot of port

1 tsp brown sugar

1 egg

Put everything in a blender and hope for the best. Blend properly because you really don’t want to taste that egg.


Emerald Islander


1 shot of Gin

1 tsp Crème de menthe

2 dashes of bitters

Shake ingredients together with ice and serve in a cold glass.


Irish Bin


1 shot of Vodka

1 shot of Gin

1 shot of Rum

1 shot of Triple Sec

1 shot of Blue Curaçao

1 shot of Peach Schnapps

1 shot of Red Bull

Mix all ingredients together except the Redbull and serve in a highball glass. Take a red bull can and open it and turn it upside down and leave it in the glass. Add straw, the red bull will fill the cup as you drink it down. Just one of these, we don’t want you to end up with your head ACTUALLY IN an Irish bin.

Moyglass Martini


Cinnamon and sugar for rim of glass

5 tablespoons vodka

5 tablespoons sour-apple schnapps

5 tablespoons lemonade

5 tablespoons 7-Up

Mix the ice with the vodka, schnapps, lemonade and 7-Up. Dip the rim of the glass into the sugar and cinnamon mix, then pour in drink.

Dublin Minty


1 1/2 shots of Charbay Green Tea vodka

1 shot of syrup


3 lemon wedges

8 mint leaves

Put the lemon wedges in a glass with the mint leaves. In a separate shaker, pour in green tea vodka, simple syrup and shake. Pour the mix over the wedges and the mint leaves, then add the 7-Up.

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1 shot of vodka

1/2 shot of Peach Schnapps

1/2 shot of Blue Curacao

3 shots of orange juice

3 shots of 7-Up

Mix ingredients together, serve over ice. And then put your sunnies on and wait for the Mayo Flash to hit you.


Irish-Japanese Wedding


1 shot of Midori

1 shot of whiskey

4 shots of fresh orange juice

Pour into a tall glass over ice. And then hope that your new spouse doesn’t want the marriage annulled in the morning.

Viviparous Lizard


(Note: There is only one land reptile species native to Ireland, and this is your guy.)

1 shot of Chartreuse, green

1/2 shot of Rum, overproof

Mix ingredients and pour into a long shot glass.

Sexy Irishman


1⁄2 shot of Malibu

2 dashes Chambord

Half a shot of Midori

2 dashes Jägermeister

1 shot of pineapple juice

Mix ingredients together and serve in a martini glass.  It goes down like an Irishman’s accent – smooth.




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