8 Irish Whiskey Cocktails

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Irish Whiskey cocktails range from classics to creative, so if you have a bottle of Jameson’s that you’re looking to enjoy, be sure to try one of these great options.

If you’re looking for a fun cocktail to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, skip the green beer and try one of these delicious Irish Whiskey cocktails. It’ll make you feel like you’re in Ireland again.

As long as you’re searching for whiskey cocktails, you might also like this Classic Whiskey Sour or Boulevardier.

Jameson’s Old Fashioned

old fashioned

1 1/2 oz Jameson Irish whiskey
1 sugar cube
2 dashes angostura bitters
Splash club soda
Garnish: orange peel and/or cherry

In a glass, stir together the sugar, bitters and a splash of club soda until dissolved. Add ice to the glass. Pour over the whiskey and garnish with an orange peel.

Irish Whiskey Ginger

irish whiskey ginger

1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey
5 ounces ​ginger ale
1 lime wedge

Add ice to a glass. Pour in the whiskey. Then top with ginger ale and a lime wedge.

Irish Whiskey & Apricot Highball Cocktail

50ml Green Spot Irish Whiskey
Dickie’s Dried Apricot Soda
Atomized Cinnamon Tincture*
A dried apricot

See the full recipe here.

Homemade Irish Cream Liqueur

irish cream liqueur
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Irish whiskey

See the full recipe here.

Irish Maid

2 slices cucumber, cut into quarter-inch slices
2 ounces Irish whiskey
1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
3/4 ounce simple syrup
Garnish: cucumber slice

See the full recipe here.

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee
  • 4 oz hot brewed coffee (medium or dark roast)
  • 1.5 oz Irish whiskey
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 oz heavy cream

See the full recipe here.

Mayahuel’s Good Cork Cocktail

good cork

1oz Del Maguey Vida mezcal
1 oz Redbreast Irish whiskey
1/2 oz Benedictine
2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Garnish: Apple slice

See the full recipe here.

Teeling Irish Coffee

40ml Teeling Small Batch Whiskey
120ml Freshly Brewed, Robust Coffee
20ml Spiced Stout Syrup*
Fresh Cream
Freshly Grated Nutmeg

See the full recipe here.

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6 thoughts on “8 Irish Whiskey Cocktails

  1. Catherine says:

    So many fabulous drinks I’d love to try..the ginger ale cocktails sounds so refreshing. Thanks for sharing these! I’d love to make my own Irish Cream too!

  2. Nathan says:

    I don’t drink whiskey much, but I might have to buy a bottle just to make some of these cocktails! That Irish coffee in particular looks fantastic!

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