Intro: Irish whiskey drinks count as some of the most popular St. Patrick's Day drinks around. If you're looking for good whiskey drinks, you'll want to check out this Classic Irish Coffee recipe and the Golden Green Apple Cocktail.
Irish Whiskey Facts
Did you know that the word "whiskey" comes from the Goidelic branch of language families? It comes from uisce beatha, which means "water of life."
St. Patrick's Day Drink Ideas ~ Golden Green Apple Cocktail
The Golden Green Apple Cocktail is a variation on the apple martini. Instead of taking vodka, it calls for Irish whiskey. It's a yummy Irish whiskey cocktail that's a bit sweet. Mmmm! Delish!
Ingredients for This Irish Whiskey Cocktail:
- 2-oz of Irish whiskey (Michael Collins)
- 1-oz of Sour Apple Schnapps
- 2-oz of cranberry juice (white cran)
Instructions for the Golden Green Apple Cocktail:
- Chill martini glasses.
- Put ice and the ingredients in a martini shaker.
- Shake for a half a minute.
- Use a bar strainer to pour into the chilled glasses.
How to Make a Classic Irish Coffee
This St. Patrick's Day drink recipe is a known classic drink. It's one of the hot drinks that you can drink for your St. Patty's Day party.
My Dad's family is Irish, so this is a whiskey cocktail that I'm very familiar with. When I make it, I love to add a little extra cream and have been known to even top it off with some whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. So tasty!
To learn how to make this Irish drink recipe, watch the video attached to the screen. Easy peasey.
Happy St. Patrick's Day!