Irish Cocktail Recipe

Irish Cocktail
Nick Caruana

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

Recipe Details

Irish Cocktail Recipe

Active 2 mins
Total 2 mins
Serves 1 serving


  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey

  • 1/4 ounce absinthe

  • 1/4 ounce Pierre Ferrand Dry Curaçao

  • 1 barspoon Luxardo maraschino

  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

  • Lemon twist for garnish

  • Olive for garnish


  1. Add Irish whiskey, absinthe, dry curaçao, maraschino, and Angostura bitters to a mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the lemon twist and olive, then serve.

Special Equipment

Mixing glass, cocktail strainer

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
201 Calories
1g Fat
5g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 5mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)