Revelers quaff about 4.2 billion pints of beer on St. Patrick’s Day. Now that’s our kind of holiday! We’re as fond of green beer as the next lad, but we also enjoy some of the emerald isle’s more complex offerings. Take Jameson Irish Whiskey. It is beloved whether it’s neat or on the rocks. But you can take it to the next level with the Jameson Irish Mule or another concoction crafted by bartenders in Dublin and on other shores. Check it out!

 

So you might need a food base for your Celtic cocktails. Of course, those right smart Irish folk have already thought of that, creating perfect pairings. Check out the recipes for Beef and Guinness Pie and Beer-Braised Cabbage, with Irish Coffee for dessert. Serve your St. Patrick’s Day feast with a toast or two (or three–it is St. Patrick’s Day, after all). One from us to you for this wearin’ of the green:

 

May you have love that never ends, lots of money, and lots of friends.

Health be yours, whatever you do, and may God send many blessings to you!