St. Patrick’s Day Green Cocktail – Emerald Sunrise

This drink is a perfect St. Patrick’s Day Green Cocktail. At Oh My! Creative I believe every celebration needs a signature cocktail!

There are many green drinks that can be made for St. Patrick’s Day. I like to call this drink the Emerald Sunrise Cocktail!

This drink is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and is made with five ingredients and is the perfect green vodka cocktail. The great thing about this green drink recipe is that it does not use green food coloring to achieve its green coloring. This is a naturally colored green drink. The combination of alcohol and mixers gives this drink its bright shade of green!

Green cocktail garnished with a slice of orange, mint, and cherries and a leprechaun sign in the background and a black and white napkin.

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INGREDIENTS:

Emerald Sunrise Cocktail

  • Green apple liquor
  • Potato based vodka
  • Blue Curacao
  • OJ
  • Sweet & Sour mix
  • Granishes: Mint, orange slices, cherries, lime slices

DIRECTIONS:

The drink starts off with a few ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Next, pour the vodka, green apple liquor, Blue Curacao, orange juice and sweet & sour mix.

Shake vigorously to combine then pour into an ice-filled glass. Finally, shake the mixture well before drinking it up!

Green Cocktail Garnish Ideas

Be colorful with your St. Patrick’s Day drink garnishes…think rainbow colors! Use mint, orange slices,maraschino cherries, or lime slices to add a splash of color to the drink.

Slice and cut oranges and limes ahead of time and place in sectional dishes on the bar. Also, put 2-3 maraschino cherries on a toothpick or small skewer and have them ready to go.

Green cocktail garnished with a slice of orange, mint, and cherries and a leprechaun sign in the background and a black and white napkin.

St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate Irish culture and heritage. It is also a day to wear green, drink beer, eat corned beef and cabbage, and watch the parade.

This is also a day for people all over the world to celebrate with family and friends by hosting St. Patrick’s Day parties at home or at work or at school.

Get in the Irish spirit with these fun St. Patrick’s Day Ideas

  • Wear Green
  • Wear anything with shamrock’s – t-shirts, earings, jewelry or hats and scarves.
  • Go out with friends to lunch or dinner in your festive outfit.
  • Drink this green cocktail with friends.
  • Make green beer.
  • Go to an Irish pub.
  • Go to a St. Patrick’s Day parade in your local town.
  • Do leprechaun crafts or coloring pages with the kids.
  • Make fun rainbow foods.

Why Do You Wear Green For St. Patrick’s Day?

The tradition of wearing green goes back to the 17th century when Ireland was part of the British Empire. The Irish wore green clothing to show their loyalty to England.

Green cocktail garnished with a slice of orange, mint, and cherries and a leprechaun sign in the background and a black and white napkin.

Luckily I have a few more St. Patrick’s Day recipes below…

More Great St. Patrick’s Day Ideas:

Green cocktail garnished with a slice of orange, mint, and cherries and a leprechaun sign in the background and a black and white napkin.

Print the full recipe instruction for this delicious green drink below. Sip and enjoy the holiday with friends!

Green cocktail garnished with a slice of orange, mint, and cherries and a leprechaun sign in the background and a black and white napkin.
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St. Patrick’s Day Green Cocktail

This Emerald Sunrise Cocktail is perfect for every St. Patrick's Day celebration!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Cocktail, Green Drink, St. Patrick’s Day
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 OZ Green Apple Liquor
  • 1 OZ Potato Based Vodka
  • 1 OZ Blue Curacao
  • 2 OZ Orange Juice
  • 2 OZ Sweet & Sour mix

Garnish

  • Mint, orange slices, cherries, lime slices.

Instructions

  • In a large shaker add apple liquor, vodka, Blue Curacao, OJ and sweet & sour mix.
  • Shake vigorously to combine.
  • Pour into an ice filled glass.
  • Garnish and enjoy.

Have a great St. Patrick’s Day!

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Susan B

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Hi, I’m Susan! Thanks for stopping by Oh My! Creative. I like to have fun, make fun things…you know, create stuff! I love DIY, decorating and design and like any girl…shopping and lunch!
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3 Comments

  1. 4 stars
    Would have been a great use for green maraschino cherries.
    Minus 1 star for using sweet and sour mix.

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