This St. Patrick's Day put down the cheap green beer and slowly back away. Back all the way up to the bar, where you can mix one (or more) of our Top 10 St. Patrick's Day cocktails.
Sure the traditional way to proclaim your proud Irish heritage (or proud "Irish for a day" heritage), is with a pint of Guinness, but some like to take their celebration a step further, and partake in some Irish whiskey cocktails (some with beer included) or raise a glass of something that's actually intended to be green.
Traditional Irish Whiskey Cocktails:
The Brotherhood 1.5 oz Michael Collins Blended Irish Whiskey .75 oz Grand Marnier .75 oz Bénédictine .75 oz Fresh lemon juice Lemon peel for garnish Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Twist a piece of lemon peel over the top and drop into the drink.