It is your fortunate day. To rejoice St. Patrick’s Day, The Publish and Courier sought out three bartenders at native Irish pubs to share their favourite drink recipes. 

When you’re trying to go inexperienced whereas ready for the vaccine for a full-fledged get together, you would possibly attempt mixing up considered one of these cocktail concoctions at residence. One ingredient you may want for all three is Irish whiskey, as a result of what’s St. Patrick’s Day with out some Jameson? 

When you’re trying to assist your native Irish pubs for the vacation, you may also enterprise out to get pleasure from these drinks made by the bartenders themselves. Most native pubs are celebrating St. Paddy’s Day all week and weekend lengthy. Make sure to don your inexperienced masks for luck. 

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Mike Watson, bartender at Tommy Condon’s, poses for a portrait on March 9, 2021, in Charleston. Andrew J. Whitaker/Employees

Mike Watson at Tommy Condon’s 

Mike Watson has labored at Tommy Condon’s downtown for 5 years. He stated the Irish Mule is an everyday favourite, however “I want the Jameson simply by itself.” 

Drink: Irish Mule


Handful of ice

1 1/2 ounces Jameson Irish whiskey

1/2 ounce lime juice

Splash ginger beer

Lime garnish on edge 

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Maggie Cope, bartender at Mac’s Place, poses for a portrait on March 9, 2021, in Charleston. Andrew J. Whitaker/Employees

Maggie Cope at Mac’s Place

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Mac’s Place cocktail the Irish Good Morning consists of a handful of ice, Hershey’s chocolate syrup, 1 ounce of Jameson Chilly Brew Irish Whiskey, half an oz of Smirnoff Whipped Cream vodka, half an oz of Baileys Irish Cream liqueur and whipped cream and cinnamon. Andrew J. Whitaker/Employees

Maggie Cope has been bartending at Mac’s Place downtown for 3 years. She’ll be sporting an Irish kilt to rejoice St. Patrick’s Day. 

Drink: Irish Good Morning


Handful of ice 

Hershey’s chocolate syrup drizzle over ice 

1 ounce Jameson Chilly Brew Irish whiskey

1/2 ounce Smirnoff Whipped Cream vodka

1/2 ounce Baileys Irish Cream liqueur, shaken

Whipped cream on high 

Cinnamon garnish on high

Adam Tracey at Seanachai Whiskey & Cocktail Bar

Adam Tracey, initially from Eire, stated he guarantees he isn’t utilizing the accent simply to impress clients. He is been at Seanachai Whiskey & Cocktail Bar on Johns Island for about 5 years and makes his personal easy syrups. That is his favourite drink to make. 

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Seanachai Whiskey & Cocktail Bar’s drink Crossing the Water consists of non-obligatory ice, 1½ ounces of Irish Whiskey, 1 ounce of lemon juice, half an oz honey, 1 / 4 ounce of Luxardo liqueur, a splash Scotch whiskey, a spritz of soda water and an orange peel garnish. Andrew J. Whitaker/Employees

Drink: Crossing the Water


Non-obligatory ice

1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey

1 ounce lemon juice

1/2 ounce honey

1/4 ounce Luxardo liqueur

Splash Scotch whisky

Spritz soda water

Orange peel garnish on high or edge

Non-obligatory egg white 

When you’re searching for extra

We have got the recipes for some extra Irish drinks that may simply moist your whistle for the vacation. We have chosen seven for good luck. Sláinte!

Irish Maid


2 slices cucumber, lower into quarter-inch slices

2 ounces Irish whiskey

1/2 ounce St. Germain elderflower liqueur 

3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

3/4 ounce easy syrup

Cucumber slice garnish

Irish Espresso


1 cup freshly brewed sizzling espresso

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey

Heavy cream, barely whipped

Pinch floor cinnamon or nutmeg on high

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Bailey’s Irish Float


3 scoops vanilla ice cream

1 cup Guinness beer

1/4 cup Baileys Irish Cream

Drizzle chocolate syrup

Pot of Gold


1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey

3/4 ounce Irish honey whiskey

1/2 ounce ginger turmeric easy syrup

3/4 ounce lemon juice

1 egg white

Garnish with edible gold flakes

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2 ounces Irish whiskey

1/2 ounce Grand Marnier liqueur

1/2 ounce candy vermouth

3 dashes orange bitters

Inexperienced maraschino cherry garnish

Drunken Leprechaun


1 ounce Guinness discount easy syrup (1 can Guinness beer, 1/2 cup sugar)

1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

1 1/2 ounces honey easy syrup (2 cups water, 1/2 cup honey)

3 ounces Jameson Irish whiskey

4 mint leaves

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Gaelic Grasshopper

Components (combine in shaker): 

1 1/4 ounces cream

1 ounce creme de menthe

1 ounce creme de cacao

1/2 ounce Teeling Irish Whiskey

5 drops inexperienced meals coloring

Mint sprig garnish

Attain Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Observe her on Twitter @sound_wavves.


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