Serve in aNick & Nora glass
Orange zest twist (discarded) & olive
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||The Busker Blended Irish Whiskey|
|1/24 fl oz||Orange Curaçao liqueur|
|1/24 fl oz||Luxardo Maraschino liqueur|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
|1 dash||Boker's bitters|
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Stir well and strain into an icy cold glass and this subtly flavoured whiskey cocktail is a delicious way to chase a good evening.
Adapted from Harry Johnson's 1900 Bartenders' Manual.
IRISH COCKTAIL.Harry Johnson, 1900
Use a large bar glass.)
Fill up a glass with shaved ice;
2 or 3 dashes of absinthe;
1 dash of maraschino;
1 dash of curaçoa;
2 dashes of bitters (Boker's genuine only);
1 wineglassful of Irish whiskey;
Stir up well with a spoon, strain into a cocktail glass, putting in a medium-sized olive, then squeeze a piece of lemon peel on top, and serve.
The Irish Cocktail also features in:
- Harry MacElhone's 1927 Barflies and Cocktails garnished with a "medium-sized olive and squeeze lemon peel on top"
- Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book garnished with a "olive and squeeze orange peel on top"
- Patrick Gavin Duffy's 1934 Official Mixer's Manual also with a "olive and squeeze orange peel on top"
One serving of Irish Cocktail contains 116 calories.