Blarney Stone

[Photograph: Wes Rowe]

This easy highball is adapted from a recipe from Brian Means of The Fifth Floor in San Francisco. You can adjust the lime juice to your taste depending on how sweet your ginger beer is.

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Blarney Stone

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:3 minutes
Total time:3 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker and strainer

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, from about two limes
  • Ginger beer, chilled
  • Garnish: lime twist

Procedures

  1. 1

    Add whiskey and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with lime twist.

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