Irish Eyes Cocktail: Sip to Your Sweetie

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Sure and when Irish eyes are smiling, tis like a morn in spring—or a late afternoon pre-dinner 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 smiling!



  • 1 ounce Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 ounce green crème de menthe
  • 2 ounce cream
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 minutes
  • 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.