5 Whiskey Cocktails to Put You in the St. Paddy’s Spirit

And they’re so much better than a pint of green beer.


Irish Iced Coffee

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This refreshing recipe could not be simpler. Strong iced coffee is mixed with whiskey and heavy cream to create a deliciously decadent pick-me-up.

Get the recipe: Irish Iced Coffee


John Collins

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A riff on the classic Tom Collins cocktail, this drink gets a dose of whiskey instead of the traditional gin. Pour over a tall glass of ice, then garnish with a lemon wedge.

Get the recipe: John Collins


White Knight

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Perfect for the classic cocktail lover, this elegant drink is sure to impress your partygoers. The white port (or Lillet Blanc) adds just the right amount of sweetness.

Get the recipe: White Knight


Irish 75

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If you’re a fan of the French 75, you’ll fall in love with this romantic rendition. Irish whiskey replaces the gin or cognac, and the sparkling wine makes it delightfully bubbly.

Get the recipe: Irish 75


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Irish Rose

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This pretty pink cocktail is as delicious as it looks. And the combination of sweet red grenadine and tangy, freshly-squeezed lime juice is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Get the recipe: Irish Rose