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How to Make the Best Frozen St. Patrick's Day Concoctions

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Skip the green beer and celebrate this St. Patrick's Day with a delicious frozen concoction that packs a punch and tastes great, whether you're watching a parade or having a party with friends. Use your party machine to blend one of these frozen, tropical drinks that any Parrothead will surely love to celebrate with this March 17. 

Iced Irish Coffee 
This classic Irish cocktail doesn't need to be served hot. In fact, an Iced Irish Coffee can help you get that quick pick-me-up without taking you out of your partying mood. Here's what you'll need for Iced Irish Coffee: 

  • 3 shots whiskey
  • 2 shots Irish cream
  • 1 shot whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 cups cold coffee
  • Ice 

Fill your frozen concoction maker's ice compartment then combine the remaining ingredients in the blender jar. Turn the machine on and get your mugs ready. Serve this frozen coffee treat with straw and a mint garnish in glass coffee mugs. 

Throw a party to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your fellow Parrotheads.Throw a party to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your fellow Parrotheads.

Minty Shake 
Switch out your frozen concoction maker for an all-purpose blender to blend an alcoholic alternative to this classic St. Patrick's Day treat. Get your supplies ready. 

  • 2 shots vanilla vodka
  • 2 shots Creme de Menthe
  • 2 shots Irish cream
  • 2 cups mint or vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream
  • Green food dye

Mix your alcohol and ice cream in your blender's jar then blend on HIGH until smooth. Add green food dye as desired to get that perfect color and serve in a sundae glass. Top with whipped cream for an authentic presentation that's sure to taste great. 

Emerald Isle
Nothing says St. Patrick's Day quite like a bright green cocktail. Mix your own by making the Emerald Isle, named after the country that's synonymous with St. Patrick's Day. Combine these ingredients in your blender jar, then let your party machine mix the perfect drink. 

  • 3/4 cup of lime sorbet
  • 1 cup sliced cucumber
  • 9 ounces of lemonade
  • Ice

"It doesn't need to be green to be perfect for St. Patrick's Day."

Garnish with limes and feel free to add a splash of green food dye to make your beverage more festive. 

Tropical Leprechaun 
It doesn't need to be green to be perfect for St. Patrick's Day. The Tropical Leprechaun is a tasty, slushy drink that combines a Parrothead's favorite flavors for a delectable drink. Gather your ingredients: 

  • 3 shots melon liqueur
  • 6 shots or 9 ounces of orange juice
  • 3 shots peach schnapps
  • 3 shots vodka
  • Plenty of ice

Simply combine your alcoholic ingredients with the juice in your party machine's blender jar. Fill your ice hopper. Then turn it on and watch your machine do the rest. Serve in a salt-rimmed hurricane glass with a garnish of peach wedges or limes. 

Your fellow Parrotheads at Margaritaville® Cargo remind you to enjoy your frozen concoctions responsibly and obey all drinking laws.