Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Baileys Original Irish Cream

The Smoky Aye - Baileys Original Irish Cream

This Thursday is St. Patrick’s Day. Each year on March 17, the Irish population all around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. If you want to enjoy a great tasting drink, try a Baileys Original Irish Cream cocktail.

St. Patrick’s Day or also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick, started as a religious feast day. It payed tribute to the patron saint of Ireland. Globally, millions of people have turned this special day into an international festival. You can enjoy dancing, parades, tradition foods and celebration of the Irish culture.

You can often find a green colored Irish beer served at parties and pubs around the world. Ho hum – been there, done that. But for real treat, make it fun and festive with a Baileys Original Irish Cream cocktail. Embrace the Irish spirit and honor the great country of Ireland.

We want to share two, Baileys Original Irish Cream cocktail recipes:

Made with Baileys Original Irish Cream, vodka and cold brew coffee, the The Dude’s Breakfast cocktail is a terrific way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

The Dude’s Breakfast
(Created by Mixologist Michael Lay)

– 1 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
– 1 oz Cîroc Vodka
– 3 oz Cold Brew Coffee
– 1 dash Angostura Bitters
– Fresh Grated Nutmeg for Garnish

1) Combine Baileys Original Irish Cream, Cîroc, cold brew coffee and bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well.
2) Strain contents into a double rocks glass over ice.
3) Garnish with a dash of fresh grated nutmeg.

Ideal Serve:
Double Rocks Glass


The Smoky Aye is a delicious Baileys Original Irish Cream drink. This cocktail is mixed with Irish whiskey, freshly brewed coffee and Campari. Toast your Irish pride with this great tasting spirit.

The Smoky Aye
(Created by Mixologist Kate Bolton)

– 3/4 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
– 3/4 oz Irish Whiskey
1/4 oz Campari
1 3/4 oz Freshly Brewed Coffee
1 1/2 oz Zested Orange Crème*
Grated Orange Zest for Garnish

*Zested Orange Crème Ingredients:
1 oz Heavy Cream
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
2 Large Orange Zests

Zested Orange Crème Preparation:
Combine heavy cream, simple syrup and orange zests in a chilled cocktail shaker.
Shake well into whipped cream consistency.

Combine Irish whiskey, Campari and coffee in a footed coffee mug and stir.
Pour in Baileys Original Irish Cream.
Top with zested orange crème.
Garnish with grated orange zest.

Ideal Serve:
Footed Coffee Mug


Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day and the Irish tradition with a Baileys Original Irish Cream. If you dreamed of traveling to Ireland and traveling the Emerald Isle, please let us help. Return to follow our popular luxury blog for more luxury industry articles.

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