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Cheers! 12 St. Patrick’s Day Drink Recipes

As you get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this March 17th, you’ll likely do so by adopting a few Irish traditions—like wearing green and putting green dye in your pint of beer. However, that really doesn’t make you very Irish now does it? Even if you don’t even have an ounce of Irish blood, you can add a few ounces of Irish to your life by making these twelve great drinks…

1. Happy Jack

It’s like a warm hug in a mug! The Happy Jack will certainly make your St. Pat’s livelier. Start the celebrations at home with this soothingly sweet after dinner drink, a blend of chocolate, mint, Bailey’s Irish liquor…and of course, don’t forget the whipped cream! Watch our video below to learn how to make this delicious drink at home.

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2. Chuck Norris Shot

Just like the legendary man himself, this shot is 1 part tough guy, 1 part sweet guy, and 1 part red beard. Watch our video below to learn how to make a Chuck Norris shot at home.

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3. Red Wine Sangria

St. Patrick’s Day is always a beautiful, sunny one with those Irish eyes a’ smiling! So why not start things off with a patio-style drink like red wine sangria? Watch our video below to learn how to make red wine sangria at home.

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4. Mango Milkshake

Fresh, creamy and fruity, this mango milkshake is so delicious you’ll want to keep it all for yourself, although we highly recommend two straws for sharing! Watch our video below to learn how to make a mango milkshake at home.

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5. Gin & Elderflower Soda

Elderflower is a traditional English liqueur that has enjoyed a recent renaissance of sorts. It pairs beautifully with gin for a fresh, crisp drink! Watch our video below to learn how to make gin & elderflower soda at home.

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6. Shandy Beer & Ginger

Give your favorite brew a unique twist by adding the sweetness of ginger ale. Watch our video below to learn how to make a Shandy at home.

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7. Razzmatazz

And now a drink especially for that sweet lady in your life, the Razzmatazz is part tart raspberry and part sweet, sinful chocolate. Watch our video below to learn how to make a Razzmatazz at home.

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8. Hendricks Gin & Tonic

The ideal cool, crisp drink, in this particular case we recommend Hendrick’s Gin because it pair perfectly with cucumber. Watch our video to learn how to make a Gin & Tonic at home.

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9. Bond Vesper Martini

Bond, James Bond, always drinks his martinis shaken NOT stirred and the reason why that is the act of shaking actually releases antioxidants into the drink to keep our favorite special agent lithe and energetic. Watch our video below to learn how to make a Bond Vesper Martini at home.

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10. White Melon Sangria

The ideal drink to put a spring in your step and a little sun in your personality, this white melon sangria is literally a glass of sunshine, but you’ll probably have two! Watch our video below to learn how to make white melon sangria at home.

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11. Baker Street Beer Cocktail

A spicy twist on a classic beer cocktail, this one is from our friends at Baker Street Station in Guelph, Ontario and features a fragrant and flavorful dark spiced rum variety (use your favorite brand). Watch our video below to learn how to make a Baker Street Beer Cocktail at home.

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12. Caesar

A classically Canadian brunch drink (because it uses clamato juice as opposed to tomato juice like a Bloody Mary), the Caesar is an ideal post-Paddy’s Day brunch beverage.  Watch our video below to learn how to make a Caesar at home.

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