Articles Tagged: St. Patrick’s Day

Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Review

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In the town of Kilbeggan, Ireland sits one of the World’s oldest distillery. It dates back to 1757. After siting idle for over 50 years, Cooley Distillery (now Beam owned), began making whiskey in Kilbeggan once again. One of the 2 copper pot still used to make Kilbeggan is a 180 year old beauty from the Tullamore Dew Distillery.

They started distilling in Kilbeggan in 2010, so the whiskey we are drinking was made at … Read more

Enjoy Some Irish Cheer With Irish Beers!

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Even if you lack true Irish heritage, I think we can all agree on the “musts” of St. Patrick’s Day: 1. You must wear pinch-proof green, and 2. You must drink good Irish beer.

So, here is a list of beers to try on Saturday, or any other day, that will truly bring out your “Irish smile.”

Magner’s Irish Cider
While Magner’s is not a beer, it is a hard cider. This cider is a … Read more

Tullamore Dew Whiskey Review

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It’s that time of year again when everyone is proud to find their Irish roots — whether they have any or not. The cheesy, green beer is practically shoved down your throats and the colorful cocktails are flying off the bars, but nothing says it’s St. Patty’s day like Irish whiskey. With the big day right around the corner, I thought this would be a perfect time to “Do the Dew”. No, not that … Read more

Go Green With These St. Patty’s Cocktails

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Try these green cocktails out at your St. Patrick’s day party this weekend and let us know how it goes!

    Green Sangria — cucumber and kiwi make this wine cocktail super refreshing.
    Shamrock #3 — try this Irish whiskey drink and watch your luck improve!
    Irish Spring —  a simple gin cocktail with celery, mint and lime juice.
    Absinthe Irish — who else better to invoke on this holiday than the Green Fairy? 
    Irish Sour

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Try Your Luck With Irish Cocktails

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We’ll admit it, there may not be anything particularly Irish about these cocktails aside from the name and maybe the inclusion of a little bit of Irish whiskey. But, there’s one thing we do know for sure — you’ll love them!

    Apple Irish Coffee — a little cream in this brandy cocktails makes for a rich drink.
    Cucumber Irish Blessing — this vodka cocktail is minty and refreshing!
    Irish Tea Punch — add a little

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Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patty’s Day

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There’s nothing quite like having a cocktail made with Irish whiskey for a St. Patrick’s celebration. Although there are many different types of this Irish spirit from single malt and single grain to blended, there’s definitely no mistaking the taste. Check out some of our tastiest Irish whiskey recipes to put some pep in your holiday step!

    Proper Irish Whiskey — get things started right with a proper Irish drink.
    Irish Apple Sauce — caramel

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St. Patrick’s Day Links & Drinks

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St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t always a day of drinking but has now become one of the top holidays for imbibing. So, what to drink? Cocktails, duh. Green beer is fine, but green cocktails are finer. Enjoy our collection of green and Irish-themed cocktails.

    Best Irish Pubs in San Francisco (7×7)
    The History of Corned Beef & Cabbage (Foodista)
    St. Patrick’s Day Toasts
    And just for kicks, learn how to fold a dollar bill into a

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How To Pour A Perfect Guinness

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First, you have to use the traditional tulip shaped British pint glass (about 20 oz). Hold the glass at a 45 degree angle to the tap and fill until the glass is about 2/3 full.

Next, let the Guinness settle for at least 3 minutes. Don’t forget about it though; nothing is worse than making a customer stare at their not-yet-served Guinness for too long.

Finally, top of the pint and let it settle once … Read more

The Pickle Back

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A trend that seems practically made for St. Patrick’s Day is the Pickle Back — a shot of Irish whiskey followed with a shot of pickle juice. It may sound strange, but it’s a phenomenon that’s hitting New York hot spots like the Breslin and the Randolph and making national news and getting attention.

And you know what? It actually is pretty amazing! I tried it with some Jameson and Krugerman Frischgurkens and the flavors … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Party Food: Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls

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St. Patrick’s Day may be about drinking, but you still have to eat! Here’s a fun way to turn the classic corned beef and cabbage meal into a finger-food appetizer for your Irish festivities this year.

Erin go Bragh!

Ingredients

6 Savoy cabbage leaves
½ cup stone-ground mustard
2 slices dark rye bread
½ lb corned beef

Instructions

Trim off the white core at the bottom. Steam cabbage leaves for no more than 2 minutes. … Read more

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