Irish Cocktail

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Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 113 calories in one serving of Irish Cocktail.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Irish Cocktail image

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & olive

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Irish whiskey
1/24 fl oz Orange Curaçao liqueur
1/24 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
1 dash Boker's bitters
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Review:

STIR well and strain into an icy cold glass and this subtly flavoured whiskey cocktail is a delicious way to chase a good evening.

History:

Adapted from Harry Johnson's 1900 Bartenders' Manual. The Irish Cocktail also featured 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"

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