St. Patrick’s Day is defined by a few things here in America: beer (usually Guinness), drinks (usually Jameson), and all green everything. Sometimes these things mix in a bad way, like with green beer. This year, though, switch things up in a delicious way and drink green St. Patrick’s Day cocktails. We’ve rounded up nine of […]
Saint Patrick’s Day
When it comes to Irish beer, your natural inclination is likely to order a Guinness. That’s fine. It’s classic, has a strong tradition of proper pouring and drinking techniques, and you can find it nearly anywhere. But there’s a world of Irish-style American craft beer out there to explore, and they’re not all stouts. There’s […]
Guinness is one of the most iconic beers in the world. And while it may be most popular around St. Patrick’s Day, it truly is a beer for the entire year. Much lighter than you’d think and low in calories (only 125 calories to be exact), it’s a delicious beer that is steeped in tradition […]
On a fresh mid-March day, the combination of vodka, lime and ginger beer is invigorating. But since today is Saint Patrick’s Day, I’ve decided to replace the vodka with Irish whiskey. I’ve also added mint to accentuate the ginger and lime. This is a perfect drink for parties, since it’s easy to put together and everyone can make their own, leaving […]
No matter where you come down on the nutmeg or no nutmeg debate, or even the debate over whether to include strong whiskey or the more delicate Clontarf, Irish coffee has a long, storied history. It’s one that’s as charming as it is practical — much like the Irish chef who invented it. Unlike other drinks born […]
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Green beer and Guinness have long been St. Patrick’s Day staples, but the Emerald Isle has much more to offer those celebrating its unofficial holiday. Irish whiskey, for one (and we’re not just talking shots and car bombs). Smooth, slightly sweet, and known for its easy drinkability, Irish whiskey is a natural ingredient for crowd-pleasing cocktails. This Irish […]
Come March 17th, many of us who don’t normally go for stout will be clutching bottles and cans of Guinness for dear life, slurrily toasting the guy or gal or empty barstool next to us. But there are other, much classier ways to enjoy Guinness this month (and all year long).
If you’re not a beer drinker, then you may be watching the St. Patrick’s Day countdown clock in your neighborhood Irish pub with dread. For you, the holiday has always been an onslaught of pressure to imbibe with a drink you dislike. But there’s hope for you yet, as there are plenty of ways to get spirited this St. Patty’s […]