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4 St. Patty's Drink Recipes
St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner, making it the time to start planning how you'll celebrate. Everyone knows beverage selection plays a critical role in any March 17th festivities. This year, get a little adventurous and dare to go beyond basic green beer. Try some of these tasty St. Patty's Day drink recipes to get you into the spirit of all things Irish!
Anything shamrock makes a perfect accessory to your St. Patrick's Day celebration. This green, creamy concoction will start or end your day on a sweet, delicious note.
1 shot Irish whiskey
½ oz. crème de menthe
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
Blend all ingredients on medium speed. For a little added flair, rim your martini glass with crushed mint cookies before pouring.
As its name indicates, this beverage combines St. Patty's Day with another beloved annual event – Cinco de Mayo! Get your Shamrock-arita on with this emerald-hued, fruity concoction.
1 oz. tequila
½ oz. melon liqueur
2 oz. lime juice
1 oz. simple syrup
Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain into a salt-rimmed margarita glass. Garnish with a lime.
Healthy Shamrock Shake
Of course, it doesn't have to be boozy to be shamrock-y and festive. As proof that everyone can enjoy St. Patty's Day regardless of dietary restrictions or routines, we give to you this healthy, paleo-friendly shamrock shake. Rich and luscious, this beverage touts a decidedly sinful flavor, with none of the guilt.
1 c. coconut milk
1 c. ice
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 leaf or large handful of fresh mint to taste
Raw honey or maple syrup to taste
Add all ingredients to blender, blend until smooth and enjoy.
Lucky Leprechaun Rum Punch
Not only are leprechauns lucky, they are staples at any proper St. Patrick's Day gathering. This rum punch recipe is refreshing and can easily serve your entire crew. Best of all, it's served in a glass rimmed with Lucky Charms™ marshmallows, for added Irish-themed merriment.
1 bunch fresh mint, stems removed plus more for garnish
2 pkg. lemon-lime flavor unsweetened drink mix
2 qt. (8 cups) pineapple juice, chilled
1 bottle (2 L) carbonated lemon-lime soda, chilled
1 bottle (750 ml) white rum, optional
2 lemons, sliced
3 limes, sliced
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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Lady Luck® Casino Vicksburg
Now, there’s nothing written in stone that says you have to play barkeep this St. Patrick's Day. Come celebrate the luck o' the Irish at Lady Luck® and let us do it for you! We’ll pour you your favorite drink in honor of St. Patty’s Day at Otis & Henry’s® or The Lone Wolf®. Stay for a meal and then hit the casino floor for more fun and festivities – it's a great way to be Irish for the day this March 17th!
Plus, don’t forget about our Lucky Leprechaun Truck Giveaway, where you can play for a chance to win a brand new 2017 Toyota® Tacoma on March 31st! Here’s how it works:
Drawing Days in March
Wednesdays in March, 4pm – 9pm AND Fridays & Saturdays in March, 7pm – 11pm
We’ll draw winners every half hour for a chance to win a share of FanPlay® or to be a finalist in position to win the new truck on March 31st. Further, you can earn 5X entries every Wednesday*.
The final drawing will take place on Friday, March 31st. A total of 20 people will have a chance to win a brand new Toyota Tacoma at 11:30pm. Good luck, everyone, and Happy St. Patty’s Day!
*The 5X entries can only be printed on the Wednesday they are earned and are only valid on the Wednesday they are earned. The 5X entries cannot be printed on any other day and will not be valid any day except the Wednesday they are earned/printed.
**Toyota is a registered trademark of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.