11 Guinness Recipes That Will Create A St. Patrick's Day Party In Your Mouth

There's no better day of the year to party than St. Patrick's Day. And there's no better drink to shamrock-out with than Guinness. And recipes starring Guinness? That's St. Paddy's Day perfection. Guinness is a thicker, smoother version of coffee, with the added bonus of giving you a guaranteed buzz at the bottom of the glass. But it's not just a drink, it's also a complimentary ingredient to many awesome meals. Here are 11 recipes that will turn your St. Patrick's Day party into a legendary event. Or at the very least, it will be a spectacular feast just for you.

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Corned Beef Burgers with Irish Cheddar Cheese

With Guinness mixed in to the corned beef burger patties themselves and then topped with Irish cheddar cheese, you can practically see the sprawling green hillside with each juicy bite.

Image and recipe: Climbing Grier Mountain

Cheddar and Chive Guinness Bread

Beer bread is easy to make and a classic Irish menu staple, but add Irish cheddar and chives, and you have the only form of carbs your stomach will ever need. Like, what even existed before this bread? That’s how you’ll feel.

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Like tiramisu, but with beer! But not just any beer — Guinness! #Nomnom

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Kale, Cabbage, and Guinness Tarts

Oh, you didn’t think Guinness could be an integral part of such a fancy dish? Here is proof of your mistake.

Image and recipe: Climbing Grier Mountain

Mini Guinness Chocolate Floats

These mini Guinness floats from Jelly Toast are what every dessert should look like. It’s booze, ice cream, and whiskey whipped cream. It just doesn’t get any better.

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Bacon Guinness Chocolate Pancakes

Because is there any better way to kick off the crown jewel of Irish celebrations? Nope.

Image and recipe: Closet Cooking

Guinness Corned Beef with Cabbage

It’s not a St. Paddy’s Day feast without corned beef and cabbage, even though this isn’t even a meal staple in Ireland. But it’s salty meat and it’s delish, so whatevs!

Image and recipe: Steamy Kitchen

Guinness Onion Rings with Stout Gravy

If only every meal could be beer battered, am I right? Well actually, beer battered omelettes might be a little gross, so forget it. But Guinness-battered onion rings are the leprechaun’s gold.

Image and recipe: Climbing Grier Mountain

Guinness Shepherd's Pie

Gather your ingredients, throw them in the slow cooker, and get ready for the real fun to start the second you take your first bite.

Image and recipe: A Spicy Perspective

Irish Nachos with Guinness

The ONLY thing that takes nachos to the next level of deliciousness is a beer to go with it. Mix that beer into the cheese sauce, and it becomes the kind of meal you’d request as your very last.

Image and recipe: Closet Cooking

Deep Fried Guinness

It’s a holiday, right? So whip out the deep fryer, grab your Guinness, and go a little crazy. Deep fried Guinness is everything you didn’t know you needed.

Image and recipe: Oh, Bite It