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Drunken Leprechaun

March 6, 2014 | Cheers | Most Popular | Comments

DrunkenLeprechaun2DrunkenLeprechaun3DrunkenLeprechaun1This cocktail has changed my mind about whiskey. Really it has! I never enjoyed sipping on any type of whiskey drink because of the strong taste, until this one. And who knows, this might be the only whisky drink I’ll sip, which I would be perfectly fine with! It’s a speakeasy, pub-style sipping cocktail. There is a little prep work necessary, like making honey syrup and Guinness reduction simple syrup, but once you do that you’ll have enough to make 8-10 cocktails. Once the prep work is done, these are a breeze to make. You can whip 4 up at once in a shaker, making it easier to serve to guests. If you’re more into delicious punches, try our Irish Whiskey Green Tea Punch! Recipe for the Drunken Leprechaun below!

Drunken Leprechaun Cocktail (makes two!)
1 ounce Guinness Reduction simple syrup  (recipe below)
1 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 ounces honey simple syrup (recipe below)
3 ounces Jameson Irish Whiskey
4 mint leaves

Directions
Prepare the reduction sauce and honey simple syrup below and let them cool.
Shake all of the above ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
Strain into a coupe cocktail glass and garnish with a mint leaf!

Guinness Reduction Simple Syrup
2 cans Guinness Beer
1 cup sugar
Bring to a boil and then simmer on low heat until mixture becomes a thicker consistency and dissolved to about half the amount. This could take 30 minutes. Let it cool and pour into a glass bottle to store.

Honey Syrup
2  cups water
1/2 cup honey
Bring to a boil until honey has dissolved. Let it cool and pour into a glass bottle to store.

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