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

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.