Classic Irish Coffee - Bushmills

Ever the perfect dessert to a succulent meal, the Irish Coffee is perhaps the countries most famous cocktail. And for this classic, it has to be Bushmills - the oldest licensed distillery in the world.

  1. Pour 30 ml Bushmills Original, 20 ml rich demerara syrup and 100 ml good quality black coffee into an Irish coffee glass, leaving space at the top for the lightly whipped fresh cream.
  2. Top with cream.
  3. Serve.

Classic Whiskey Sour - Jameson

Make this bourbon classic into an Irish one, with Jameson Black Bush. This boozy and ultra refreshing drink gets its foam from a shaken egg white.

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and then add 50 ml Jameson Black Barrel, 25 ml lemon juice, 15 ml simple syrup, one egg white and three dashes of Angostura bitters.
  2. Shake and strain into a chilled rocks glass.
  3. Serve.

Proper Apple Old Fashioned - Proper 12

Freshly bottled, Proper 12 Irish Apple goes as well in an Old Fashioned as the much-loved original: bringing lush flavours of green apple.

  1. In a mixing glass add 15 ml of simple syrup, three dashes of cherry bitters and a tsp of water.
  2. Fill with ice, and then add 60 ml Proper No. Twelve Irish Apple.
  3. Stir well, and strain over one large ice cube in a rocks glass.
  4. Garnish with an apple slice.
  5. Serve.

Love It To Death - The Sexton

This bold cocktail calls for a splash of absinthe, bringing a touch of the green fairy to this dram from the Emerald Isle.

  1. Combine 50 ml of The Sexton, 25 ml of fresh lime juice, 12.5 ml of Aperol, 2 dashes of absinthe and 20 ml of sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake, and then strain into a coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with thyme and orange peel.
  4. Serve.

The Hidden Treasure - Redbreast

Adding even more sherry to this sherry-finish from Redbreast, alongside soda water and lemon, lifts the sweet and spicy dram into springtime.

  1. Add 50 ml Redbreast Lustau, 10 ml Tio Pepe Sherry, 10 ml simple syrup and three dashes of Peychauds bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and strain onto fresh ice in a highball glass.
  3. Top with soda water and garnish with an orange wheel.

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