‘Irish Eyes’ Cocktail: Sip, Sip, Sip to Your Sweetie

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Tis that time o’ year to bring out the Irish in ya. When Irish eyes are smiling, sure tis like a morn in spring—or a cocktail that’s bold and sweet all at the same time. So be bold with your sweetheart. Chances are by night’s end–you’ll both be gettin’ lucky!



  • 1 ounce Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 ounce green crème de menthe
  • 2 ounces cream
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass.
  4. Garnish with the maraschino cherry.