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.
» As long as you’re searching for whiskey cocktails, you might also like this Classic Whiskey Sour or Boulevardier.
If you’re looking for a fun cocktail to help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, aside from the obligatory American-style green beer and try one of these delicious Irish Whiskey cocktails. It’ll make you feel like you’re in Ireland again.
We’ve also got a whole tray of St. Patrick’s Day appetizers that pair well with these drinks and deserve a place at the party. And here are a slew of other festive St. Patrick’s Day cocktails to try.
Jameson’s 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
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
Homemade 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
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
- 4 oz hot brewed coffee (medium or dark roast)
- 1.5 oz Irish whiskey
- 2 tsp brown sugar
- 1 oz heavy cream
Mayahuel’s Good Cork Cocktail
1oz Del Maguey Vida mezcal
1 oz Redbreast Irish whiskey
1/2 oz Benedictine
2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Garnish: Apple slice
Teeling Irish Coffee
40ml Teeling Small Batch Whiskey
120ml Freshly Brewed, Robust Coffee
20ml Spiced Stout Syrup*
Freshly Grated Nutmeg
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7 thoughts on “8 Irish Whiskey Cocktails”
This is such a great list! I will definitely try all these!
This is a very helpful webpage. It has everything you need to know about making cocktails. Thanks!
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!
Such an awesome roundup! Irish Maid is a personal favourite of mine 🙂
I like the Irish Maid a lot too.
Beautiful cocktails!! I especially like the sound of the Irish Whiskey Ginger 🙂
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!