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.

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

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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

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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