Drink O’ the Irish

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than to drink as the Irish do? Here are a few recipes from The Ultimate Cocktail Encyclopedia: Your Essential Guide to the Exciting World of Mixology to get the celebration started!

Irish Coffee

1 1/2 oz Irish whiskey

Hot coffee

Whipped cream

Pour the whiskey in an Irish coffee glass and fill with coffee. Add sugar if desired, and top with whipped cream. Cinnamon stick optional.

Nutty Irishman

3/4 oz Bailey's Irish Cream

3/4 oz Frangelico

Combine in a shot glass.

Irish Flag

1 oz green crème de menthe

1 oz Bailey's Irish Cream

1 oz Mandarine Napoléon

Layer the ingredients in a glass in the order listed, from the bottom up.

Irish Bomb

3/4 pint Guinness Stout

1/2 shot Bailey's Irish Cream

1/2 shot Irish Whiskey

Layer the whiskey on the Bailey's in a shot glass, and drop the shot glass into the pint of Guinness.

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