These 9 Whiskey Cocktails Will Get You Ready For St. Patrick's Day

Ah, St. Patrick's day. A day to celebrate the famous patron saint of Ireland by wearing green, eating corned beef, and of course, drinking. But when it comes to beverages this St. Patrick's day, we say skip the green beer and go for the "water of life." Celebrate like a real Irishman with one of these nine tasty whiskey cocktails.

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Mint Julep

Mint and whiskey, a match made in southern heaven. This perfect mint julep recipe by Savory Sweet Life is just the thing to give your drink both a hit of freshness and a hint of St. Patrick’s day green.

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Bourbon Pomegranate Sangria

Great for a crowd, this yummy sangria from Climbing Grier Mountain is the perfect way for you and your friends to sip away St. Patrick’s day.

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Old Fashioned with Brandied Cherries

Spend this St. Patrick’s day mastering the classic with this old-school old fashioned recipe from The Gouda Life

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The Slapshot

Tart and citrusy, the slapshot from Crepes of Wrath is the perfect way to have your girlie pink drink and whiskey fix in one sweet sip.

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Whiskey Lemonade

With all the goodness of lemonade and whiskey combined, this drink by Foodie Crush gets an elegant upgrade from honey simple syrup. Yum.

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Hot Buttered Whiskey

Warm cocktails like this hot buttered whiskey from Endless Simmer are one of the up-sides of cold weather, and the perfect way to stay warm this St. Patrick’s day.

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Bourbon Sidecar with Lemon Bitters

This aromatic sidecar from Food & Style substitutes bourbon for cognac, resulting in a deliciously genius take on the original.

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Red Rover

Chock-full of blood orange, this bourbon cocktail from Domestic Fits is the perfect citrusy whiskey drink to celebrate with.

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Chamomile, Honey and Whiskey Cocktail

The tasty mixture of honey and chamomile makes this delicious whiskey cocktail from A Cozy Kitchen a great drink to unwind with this St. Patrick’s day.

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