Five Essential Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is on the horizon and what you don’t need is a blog telling you about how great Irish beer is, we’re pretty sure you’re all caught up on that one! What is a little less known however, are the amazing cocktails that can be made using Irish Whiskey. Here are five of our favourites!

 

Bailey's Espresso Martini

 

Ingredients

Method

  • Using a cocktail shaker shake the Bailey's Irish Cream Liqueur with the Belvedere Vodka, espresso coffee and ice.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with three coffee beans

 

The Southie Fizz

 

Ingredients

Method

  • Combine all ingredients except the beer and shake with ice.
  • Pour in glass, do not strain.
  • Top with Brewdog Punk IPA.

 

Serpent-less Swizzle

 

Ingredients

Method

  • Add all the ingredients to a Pilsner glass.

  • Fill with crushed ice and swizzle vigorously until slightly frothy.
  • Garnish with a large sprig of mint and a pickled cherry.

 

Sour Irishman

 

Ingredients

Method

  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake.
  • Strain into a martini glass.

 

Green Apple Whiskey

Ingredients

Method

  • Add ice, whiskey and amaretto to a pint glass.
  • Pour cider to the top.
  • Stick a straw in, give it a whirl, and enjoy.