K.I.S.S. the Blarney Stone Cocktail: Sláinte Mhaith!

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

Keep It Simple Sassenach and raise a hearty toast to all things Gaelic with a powerhouse cocktail sure to loosen even the tightest tongue. Sláinte mhaith, mates!

The Blarney Stone




2 ounces Irish whiskey

1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, from about two limes

Ginger beer, chilled

Garnish: lime twist


Add whiskey and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with lime twist.