PRODUCT: Irish Whiskey & Slane’s Triple Casked Irish Whiskey

[1] Slane is a relative newcomer to Irish whiskey. Irish whiskey was one of the earliest distilled drinks in Europe, arising in the 12th century (photos #1 through #4 © Slane Irish Whiskey| Brown-Forman). [2] Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Coffee. Here’s the original recipe and history of the drink. [3] Slane’s unique triple-casked…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY RECIPE: Shamrock Shake With Irish Whiskey

[1] This Shamrock Shake uses a topping of Lucky Charms. Cute as they are, we’d rather have green sprinkles or edible glitter (both photos © Ray’s Boathouse). [2] If you don’t have any green garnishes, you can default to the ubiquitous maraschino cherry. Here’s the best brand from Tillen Farms, all natural and available on…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Any Drink Irish

An Egg Cream with a shot of Bailey’s Irish Cream (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). An Egg Cream with a shot of Bailey’s (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   For St. Patrick’s Day, many celebrants seek to “drink green,” in the form of green-colored cocktails or green-colored beer. Most green beer:…
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RECIPE: Irish Margarita

Last month we posted quite a rant about every drink with tequila being called a Margarita. Most of the recipes sent to us called “Margarita” aren’t anything of the sort. The establishments are taking advantage of the popularity of the Margarita (America’s #1 or #2 most popular cocktail, alternating with the Martini). But, as we…
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TIP OF THE DAY: What Is Irish Whiskey

[1] Enjoy Irish whiskey on St. Patrick’s Day (photo © Jameson Irish Whiskey). [2] Have an Irish coffee. Here’s the recipe (photo © Slane Irish Whiskey).   Bourbon, gin, scotch, tequila, vodka: You may have enjoyed one or more of these spirits lately. But what about Irish whiskey? Lighter than its cousin, scotch, Irish whiskey…
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