St. Patrick's Day, or as we like to refer to it, “National Reinforcement of Negative Irish Stereotypes Day,” is today! That means it’s time to get your drink on, so here are seven Irish drinks with increasing intoxication factors. Cheers!
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7. Nutty Irishman
1 shot Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
1 shot Irish Cream
1 shot Cream
Pour ingredients into a stainless steel shaker over ice and shake. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
6. Irish Rickey
Shot of premium Irish whiskey
Juice of 1/2 lime
Add ice, whiskey and lime juice to a tall glass, and top with mineral water.
1 shot of Irish whiskey
¼ shot of crème de menthe, green
1 shot cream
1 maraschino cherry
Shake ingredients in a shaker with ice, strain into an old-fashioned glass, garnish with the cherry.
Guinness is just beer, but you have to pour it like this:
Use a 20 oz. tulip pint glass.
Pour at a 45-degree angle from the tap.
Fill it ¾ of the way.
Let it settle until the foamy head sets up on top.
Top it off until you’ve got a domed top of foam.
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3. Irish Pride
2 shot crème de menthe, green
2 shots amaretto
2 shots lemon juice
Pour it all, unceremoniously into a high ball glass, and stir.
2. Irish Martini
2 shots vodka
½ shot of vermouth
½ shot of Irish whiskey
Pour the whiskey into the martini glass and swirl it around coating the inside. Dump the rest, then shake the vodka and vermouth in a chilled shaker. Strain into the cocktail glass and garnish with a twist of lemon.
1. Irish Car Bomb
½ a pint of Guinness
½ a shot of Irish whiskey
½ a shot of Irish cream
Float the half shot of Irish cream on top of the half shot of Irish whiskey. Drop the shot into the half pint of Guinness and chug like hell.