With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, it’s time to stock up on the essentials. Drizly, the online alcohol marketplace that connects consumers to their local liquor stores, is also the nation’s largest Irish whiskey store. Drizly is a one-stop shop for all of your St. Paddy’s Day libations – from that Irish whiskey you love to a local craft brewer’s take on an Irish stout!  

For parties or pre-games, check Drizly to see if local retailers carrier your favorite Irish whiskeys – from favorites like Bushmills to fun takes on the spirit like Paddy Devil’s Apple Irish Whiskey – or those classic St. Patrick’s Day beers like Murphy’s Irish StoutAlso check out these festive cocktails from Drizly, just in time for St. Paddy’s Day:

Irish Car Bomb

Irish Car BombIngredients

Tools

  • Shot glass
  • Pint glass

How to Mix

  1. Add Irish Cream Liqueur and Jameson to shot glass, layering Irish Cream on the bottom
  2. Pour Guinness into pint glass 3/4 of the way and let settle
  3. Drop shot glass into Guinness and drink quickly
  4. Don’t be too aggressive on the tilt you don’t want the shot glass hitting your teeth

Shamrock Shake Smash

Shamrock ShakeIngredients

  • 1 Bottle or Can of Guinness Beer
  • 2-3 Scoops of McDonald’s Shamrock Shake Frozen

Optional: Make a homemade shake. You’ll need 2-3 cups vanilla ice cream, 1 cup skim milk, ¼ teaspoon mint extract, and 4-6 drops green food coloring. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Tools

  • Bar spoon
  • Pint glass

How to Mix

  1. Place your shake in the freezer to harden for about 30 minutes.
  2. In a pint glass, pour a fresh Guinness 3/4 of the way to the lip of the glass.
  3. Take your shake out of the freezer and use an ice cream scoop or large spoon to scoop 2 scoops into your beer.
  4. Enjoy.

The New Irish Breakfast

New Irish BreakfastIngredients

Optional: black sugar sprinkles

Tools

  • Old fashioned
  • Shaker
  • Jigger

How to Mix

  1. In a shaker combine banana-infused whiskey and orange juice, shake until cold.
  2. Pour into an old-fashioned glass over a large ice cube.
  3. Garnish with a pinch of black sugar sprinkles.

How to make banana-infused Jameson: 

Slice 2 ripe bananas and put into a clean glass jar with an airtight lid. 

Pour 1/2 of a 750ml bottle of Jameson into the jar and close tightly. 

Let sit on the counter in a dark spot and turn the jar gently once a day. After 4 to 5 days, strain the banana slices out using a fine mesh strainer and pour the whiskey through a coffee filter back into the jar.  Refrigerate for up to 1 month.