Green Cocktails for Saint Patrick’s Day
March 11, 2024

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! If the thought of Irish beer leaves you feeling as green as the Emerald Isle itself, fear not! We've brewed up a wee bit of magic just for you. Behold our delightful concoctions of green cocktails that'll make even the most steadfast beer guzzler green with envy!

Whether you're craving a zesty Margarita or a kickin' Vodka-based Mule, we've got the liquid gold to keep your spirits high and your celebrations merry. So, ditch the clichés and join us as we raise a glass to Saint Paddy's in style! Sláinte!

Whiskey Smash

Celebrate in style with this classic cocktail! View the original recipe here


  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1.5 Simple syrup
  • 2 oz Irish Whiskey


Add mint, lime juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker a muddle. Add in Whiskey, fill with ice, and shake until combined and chilled. Strain into an Old Fashioned glass with ice.

Melon Mule

Whiskey not your thing? Try out this green version of a classic vodka cocktail! View the original recipe here.


  • 1 ½ oz Vodka
  • ½ oz Melon Liqueuer
  • ½ oz Lime Juice
  • Ginger Beer


In a tall glass filled with ice, add Vodka, Liqueuer, and Lime Juice. Stir until combined and top with Ginger Beer. Optionally, garnish with a lime.

Cucumber Melon Margarita

Looking for a way to spice up your regular Lime Margarita? Try this out! View the original recipe here.


  • 4-5 Cucumber Slices
  • ½ Melon Liqueuer
  • 2 oz Tequila Blanco
  • ½ Simple Syrup
  • ¾ oz Lime Juice
  • Optional: Salt for rim


Add Cucumber to cocktail shaker and muddle. Add in the Liqueuer and Tequila, Simple Syrup, Lime Juice, ice and shake until combined. Optionally, salt the rim of a glass, and pour your Margarita over ice.

Shamrock Shake

Feeling like a dessert cocktail? View the original recipe here.


  • 2-3 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream (We recommend Co-op Gold Vanilla Ice Cream, available at our Co-op Food Stores)
  • 1 ½ oz Vodka
  • Milk
  • 2-3 drops of Green Food Colouring
  • 4-6 drops of Mint Extract
  • Optional: Whipped Cream


Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until combined. Optionally, top with Whipped Cream and enjoy.

Chase the Rainbow

Wanting to try Irish Whiskey, but wanting something tropical? Try out this recipe! View the original recipe here


  • 1 ½ oz Irish Whiskey
  • ½ oz Melon Liqueur
  • ¼ oz Blue Liqueur
  • ½ oz Lime Juice
  • ½ oz Pineapple Juice (We recommend Co-op Gold, available at any of our Angry Otter Liquor locations)
  • Ginger Beer


In a cocktail shaker, add Whiskey, Liqueurs, Lime, and Pineapple Juice. Shake until combined and chilled. Strain over a tall glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer and stir until combined.

As the Irish say, "May your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow, and may trouble avoid you wherever you go." With our arsenal of tantalizing green cocktails, we've certainly added a splash of luck to your Saint Patrick's Day festivities.
So, whether you're toasting with a Shamrock Shake or chasing rainbows with a Chase the Rainbow, remember, it's not just about the drink; it's about the camaraderie, the joy, and the spirit of Saint Patrick's. Don’t forget to share the merriment with us on Facebook, Instagram, or TikTok! Raise your glass and let the festivities commence.

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