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!

post iconCheck out our list of beers to try on St. Patrick’s Day, or any other day, that will truly bring out your “Irish smile.” …Read More

Tullamore Dew Whiskey Review

post iconIf I asked what the bestselling Irish whiskey in the world was, I’m sure most of us would correctly guess Jameson. But, could you guess the second bestselling and fastest-growing whiskey brand in the U.S. market? That’s right, it’s Tullamore and it’s for good reason.Founded in 1829, Tullamore Dew derives its name from the initials of its creator, Daniel E. Williams. Aged in bourbon and sherry casks, it’s got the three levels of easy: easy on the eyes, easy to drink and easy on the wallet. What more can you ask for? …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? 
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Try Your Luck With Irish Cocktails

post iconWe’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! …Read More

Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patty’s Day

post icon Check out some of our tastiest Irish whiskey recipes to put some pep in your holiday step! …Read More

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 … Read more

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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