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March Cocktail of the Month: The Irish Cocktail

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The Irish Coffee, the Blarney Stone, the Celtic Twilight — plenty of cocktails have originated in Ireland. But of all the countless drinks to come from this country, there’s only one known simply as The Irish Cocktail. First appearing in the 1888 edition of Harry Johnson’s Bartenders’ Manual, The Irish Cocktail has certainly been around the block. Since then, its recipe has popped up in the likes of Harry MacElhone’s 1927 Barflies and Cocktails, Patrick […]

March Cocktail of the Month: Irish Julep

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While the origins of the mint julep may never truly be known, the cocktail has been popular for more than 200 years. It first appeared in literature in 1784, where the recipe was prescribed as a cure for stomach aches and vomiting. Twenty years later, the cocktail popped up in a book by traveler John Davis, who recounted seeing Virginians drinking it in the morning. Ever since Davis’s book, the cocktail has become synonymous with […]

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail Ideas

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You don’t need to find a four-leaf clover to feel lucky on March 17th. All you really need is a stiff drink. From Irish whiskey to green liqueurs, here are five St. Patrick’s Day cocktail ideas: Kiss Me I’m Irish: A grownup version of a Midori Sour, it’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy. The melon liquor and lemonade add a hint of fruitiness, while the sparkling white wine cuts the sweet. See recipe Traditional […]