Irish Whiskey Cocktail Recipes & Facts

Our friends at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Shoppe sent us some Irish Whiskey cocktail recipes and facts just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

They also dropped this (Irish car) bomb on me — Irish whiskey sales have grown 12% in Pennsylvania this past year! That’s a lot of Irish whiskey drinkers out there in PA and good on ya!

Irish Maid

Irish Maid Cocktail

2 oz Jameson Black Barrel Irish Whiskey
½ oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
¾ oz sugar syrup
2 cucumber chunks

Muddle cucumber chunks in the bottom of a shaker. Add ice and remaining ingredients; shake vigorously. Fine-strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a cucumber slice.

Irish Screw

Irish Screw Cocktail

2 oz Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey
1 oz peach schnapps
2 orange slices
5 oz ginger ale
½ orange wheel or twist

Muddle orange slices in the bottom of a tall glass. Add ice and remaining ingredients; stir gently. Garnish with half an orange wheel or twist.

Irish Dream

Irish Ginger Dream Cocktail

1 oz Dream Catcher Irish Liqueur
3 oz ginger ale

Combine ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice; stir gently.

Keep up with the Irish whiskey drinkers with these fun facts:


Now pardon us, we’ve got some whiskey drinkin’ to do.


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