Wondering what to do with leftover St. Paddy’s day beer? Get crafty with cocktails, of course.
If you’re adventurous enough to host a St. Patrick’s Day party and miraculously have some brew leftover, you’re probably daring enough to craft a few new drinks with the leftovers. We’re not hangover experts, but the recipes below might even make a nice hair of the dog.
This is one of the easiest ways to transform a simple glass of bubbly into a delicious black-and-tan work of art. We love the sweetness of the champs mixed with the creaminess of the beer. Careful, it drinks a little like a smooth dessert.
Equal parts champagne + Irish stout
- In a coupe or flute, pour in champagne and top with stout to create a nice foam.
POT OF GOLD
2 ounces orange juice
1 ounce gin
1 American style lager
- Pour orange juice and gin over ice in a mixing glass.
- Shake and strain in to a glass.
- Pour in beer.
IRISH ICED COFFEE
4 ounces cold brew coffee
Simple syrup, sugar or sugar cubes to taste
4 ounces Irish stout, room temperature
1 1/2 ounces whiskey
Cream or half & half to taste
- Mix coffee with simple syrup or sugar.
- Stir in stout and whiskey.
- Add cream. If you’re feeling fancy, whip the cream first with a little sugar.