Paddy Wallbanger

  • 1.5 oz Irish Whiskey (Black Bush)
  • 1.5 oz Dry Vermouth (Dolin)
  • .5 oz Galliano L’Autentico
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Garnish: None

Glass: Coupe

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice until cold.  Strain into a chilled coupe.

This is a recipe from the PDT Cocktail Book and is attributed to Gerry Corcoran of PDT in New York City.  According to the book it was this Irish bartender’s reinterpretation of the Harvey Wallbanger as a dry Irish Manhattan.


Ginger Lily

  • 1.75 oz Irish Whiskey
  • 2/3 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/3 oz Ginger Syrup
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 3 Chunks Fresh Pineapple
  • 4-8 Mint Leaves
  • Ginger Beer

Garnish:  Lemon Wedge and Sprig of Mint

Glass:  Collins Glass

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Muddler, Cocktail Shaker, Hawthorne Strainer

Preparation:  In a mixing glass, combine all of the ingredients except the ginger beer.  Muddle the pineapple and mint.  Shake and strain into an ice-filled glass, then top with the ginger beer and garnish with a lemon wedge and sprig of mint.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Victor Hui of Sugar in Hong Kong.

The Good Cork

  • 1 oz Mezcal
  • 1 oz Irish Whiskey
  • .5 oz Benedictine
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

Garnish:  Apple Slice

Glass:  Rocks/Double Old-Fashioned

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients into a mixing glass.  Add ice and stir for 20 seconds.  Strain over large ice into a double old-fashioned glass.  Garnish with a slice of apple.

This recipe is attribute to Phil Ward of the restaurant Mayahuel in New York City.  I came across it researching cocktails using Mezcal on the aptly named website

James Joyce Cocktail

Spirit:  1.5 oz Irish Whiskey

Sweetener:  .75 oz Sweet Vermouth, .75 oz Orange Liqueur

Acid/Bitter:  .5 oz fresh lime juice

Preparation:  Combine ingredients into a mixing glass and pour into an ice-filled cocktail shaker.  Shake for 10 seconds.  Strain into a cocktail glass.

This recipe is identical to the Oriental Cocktail except that it substitutes Irish Whiskey for Rye Whiskey.