Low-calorie Cocktails To Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

If you’re thinking about throwing your own Irish shin dig, you will definitely need to provide a few classic Irish brews.

If a classic pint of Irish Guinness doesn’t do the trick, featured below are several Irish-themed cocktails that will bring the perfect amount of luck to your Saint Patrick’s Day bash.

1.  Luck ‘o the Mojito


This 90 calorie drink is the perfect concoction to celebrate this year’s St. Patty’s Day in a healthy way.


  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 1 pinch fresh ginger
  • 3 medium basil leaves
  • 3 mint leaves
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 oz. white rum (or vodka)
  • Club Soda

For full preparation instructions, click HERE.

Green Sangria (115 calories)


This two-in-one low cal cocktail is just 115 calories and is the perfect way to treat yourself this festive holiday.


  • 1 bottle of Pinot Grigio
  • 1 oz. Midori melon liqueur
  • ½ Green Apple (cored and sliced)
  • ½ lime (sliced)
  • ¼ English cucumber (sliced)
  • 10 mint leaves
  • ½ kiwi (peeled and sliced)
  • Club Soda (or diet lemon-lime soda or diet ginger ale)

For full preparation instructions, click HERE.

Dublin Old Fashioned


This Dublin Old Fashioned is just 135 calories, but still packs a serious punch.


  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1/4 oz. lime juice together
  • 1.5 oz. whiskey
  • Shake with the ice from the chilling cocktail glass.

For full preparation instructions, click HERE.

Irish Iced Tea (80 calories)


80 calories for a perfect Irish twist sounds just about right.


  • Brew 6 oz. Irish Breakfast Tea
  • 1 oz. Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish with a lemon wheel.
  • Optional: If you want to sweeten it with a teaspoon of sugar, add 16 calories to your total.


Source: Shape Magazine, WeMD

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