Cocktails

The Irish Cocktail

Of all the drinks to come from this country, this is the only one known simply as “The Irish Cocktail”, so you know it’s good.

What do you need

Ingredients

  • 1 Dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 Dashes Dry Curacao
  • 1 Whole Green Olive
  • Ice Cubes
  • 60 ml Jameson Original
  • 1 Dash Maraschino Liqueur
  • 2 Dashes Pernod Absinthe
  • 1 Dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 Dashes Dry Curacao
  • 1 Whole Green Olive
  • Ice Cubes
  • 2 Parts Jameson Original
  • 1 Dash Maraschino Liqueur
  • 2 Dashes Pernod Absinthe
Step-by-step

How to make

  1. Mix 60ml Jameson with 2 dashes of Pernod Absinthe, 2 dashes of curaҫao, 1 dash of Maraschino liqueur and 1 dash of Angostura Bitters
  2. Stir mixture over ice
  3. Strain into a chilled sherry glass
  4. Flame a piece of orange peel and squeeze the zest over the cocktail
  5. Garnish with an olive

About this Cocktail

Looking for an ‘Irish Cocktail’? Well, as the name suggests, this one is for you! Try this recipe for the Irish-whiskey based ‘Irish Cocktail’. This recipe first appeared in the 1888 edition, of Harry Johnson’s Bartenders’ Manual, which means it’s got plenty of years’ experience behind it.