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Wes Rowe

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

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

For the Honey Syrup:

  • 1/2 ounce hot water

  • 1/2 ounce honey

For the Cocktail:

  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey, such as Jameson

  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed juice from 1 lemon

  • 1/2 ounce Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth

  • 1/2 ounce honey syrup

  • Seltzer, chilled

  • Garnish: lemon twist

Directions

  1. For the Honey Syrup: Stir together hot water and honey until honey dissolves.

  2. For Each Cocktail: Add whiskey, lemon, sweet vermouth, and honey syrup to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with seltzer and garnish with a lemon twist.

Special Equipment

Cocktail shaker and strainer

Nutrition Facts (per serving)
190 Calories
0g Fat
13g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 11mg 57%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 47mg 1%
*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.)