Irish Whiskey Cocktails

On St. Paddy’s anything Irish goes – especially Irish Whiskey. As a shot, it may be rough, but mixed in a drink with other liquor and flavors this may make your holiday. Check out these cocktails, and enjoy yourself responsibly.

The Dancing Leprechaun

  • 1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey
  • 3/4 oz Scotch Whisky
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice
  • Ginger ale
  • Highball glass

In a shaker, combine ingredients with ice. Strain into a glass with ice cubes, and garnish with a twist of lemon.

Westside Manhattan

According to The Spirits of Ireland by Ray Foley, to make a Westside Manhattan, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey
  • a splash of sweet vermouth
  • 2 – 4 drops Angostura bitters
  • Rocks glass

In a rocks glass, combine ingredients with ice. Serve.

Dublin Handshake

  • 1/2 oz Baileys Irish cream
  • 1/2 oz Irish whiskey
  • 3/4 oz Sloe gin
  • Rocks glass

Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass with ice.


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