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6 Irish Whiskey Cocktail Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

We're guessing your St. Patrick's Day memories are like ours...a little hazy. There was that time we tried to visit every single Irish bar in NYC for a pint of Guinness (some of us might have skipped work the next day), and that year when many, many shots of Jameson before dinner seemed like a good idea. (Protip: not really a good idea.) This year, we're thinking of celebrating a little differently—by mixing up some of our favorite Irish whiskey cocktails. More

The Best Budget Irish Whiskeys

Drinks Michael Dietsch 18 comments

A few good value brands of Irish whiskey: these bottles have character but won't set you back more than $25. More

Irish Cocktail: A Classic Drink for St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Nick Caruana 2 comments

I first stumbled across this classic drink in Patrick Gavin Duffy's Official Mixer's Manual. Perfect, I thought, not only is it an Irish whiskey cocktail, but it also comes from an Irishman. But it turns out that the drink was around long before Duffy's famous book. More

Irish Cocktail

Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

This classic drink is similar to the Improved Holland Gin Cocktail, but uses Irish whiskey instead of malty genever. More

Drink the Irish Derby This St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

There seem to be two camps when it comes to Irish whiskey: those who absolutely love it, and those who don't. But this drink might just please everyone, and it's a great way to bring some Emerald Isle authenticity to your St. Patrick's Day party. More

The Irish Derby

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 2 comments

An Irish spin on a vintage cocktail recipe that originally called for bourbon. More

What's New in Irish Whiskey

Drinks Andrew Strenio 1 comment

Some seriously good Irish whiskey is now available in the U.S. More

How to Make Mayahuel's Good Cork

Drinks Jaclyn Einis Post a comment

In this smoky variation on the Fancy Free, Mayhuel's Philip Ward replaces bourbon with one part Irish whiskey and one part mezcal. Instead of maraschino, spicy Benedictine gets in on the action. More

6 Irish Whiskey Cocktails to Make at Home

Drinks Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

In the past year or so, we've seen more and more fancy bars around the country touting an Irish whiskey-based cocktail selection. But even if some of the finest drinks at Tradition in San Francisco and Dead Rabbit in NYC feature whiskey from the Emerald Isle, home mixing with Irish whiskey tends not to get more ambitious than a simple Jameson and Ginger. (What? You forgot the ginger?) More

Buena Vista Fizz

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

You wouldn't think that citrus and coffee would go together, but we absolutely love this cocktail from Tradition in San Francisco, which brings together Jameson and chicory-infused rye whiskey. More

The Copywriter

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

An easy-drinking Irish whiskey cocktail from Steven Weiss of Craftbar in NYC. More

EVR's Whiskey Sour

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

Two whiskeys (Irish and single-malt Scotch) come together in this rich, leathery-textured sour from Orson Salicetti of EVR in New York. More

Blarney Stone

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

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. More

Awesome New Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey: Powers John's Lane

Drinks Andrew Strenio 3 comments

Irish whiskey is experiencing a bit of a renaissance these days. Though the category has often been overlooked by connoisseurs and critics alike, there's no better time to be a supporter. Just in time for St. Patrick's day, Powers John's Lane is coming stateside, and giving Red Breast 12 Cask Strength (which I've previously considered the best Irish whiskey available in the US) a run for its money. More

3 New Irish Whiskeys for St. Patrick's Day

Drinks Andrew Strenio 2 comments

Happy almost St. Patrick's day! For those of you who are hoping to celebrate the holiday with something a little stronger than green beer, we've compiled a hitlist of three exciting new Irish whiskeys that will knock the beard off a leprechaun. More

The Serious Eats Guide to Irish Whiskey

Drinks Michael Dietsch 24 comments

This week, just in time for a certain mid-March holiday, I'll look at the definition and history of Irish whiskey, discuss what distinguishes it from its Scottish cousin, and talk about the major distillers and brands. Slàinte! More

Guinness, Whiskey, and Baileys Hot Chocolate

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

The key to great roasty Guinness flavor? Reduce it on the stovetop into a concentrated syrup first. More

Tasting the Range: Bushmills Irish Whiskey

Drinks Andrew Strenio 6 comments

Today we're tasting through the offerings from Bushmills, including Bushmills Original, Black Bush, 10 Year Old Malt, and 21 Year Old Malt, in order to get a sense of the house style and determine which bottle is the best value. Perhaps we'll even pick out a whiskey to add to our Christmas wish list. More

Taking A Look at Irish Whiskey

Drinks Paul Clarke 27 comments

Increasingly, Irish whiskey is becoming a big player behind the bar, and with some once-obscure brands becoming more widely available, it's worthwhile to take a closer look at this easy-to-embrace style of whiskey. More

Time for a Drink: the Emerald

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 1 comment

There are pitifully few decent cocktails mixed with Irish whiskey—like scotch, it just doesn't play well with other ingredients—but here's one that's not only suitable for the day, but absolutely enjoyable: the Emerald. More

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