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Irish whiskey recipes: Big Ginger

  • March 14, 2012 - 1:54 PM

BIG GINGER

Serves 1.

Note: This is Kieran Folliard's signature drink with a trademarked name. He recommends using an "off the shelf" ginger ale, rather than an artisan version, which will overpower the flavor.

• Ice

• 2 oz. (1/4 c.) Irish whiskey (Folliard recommends his 2 Gingers whiskey)

• 1 c. ginger ale

•Wedge of lime and lemon for garnish

Directions

Fill a collins (tall, narrow) glass with ice and pour whiskey over it. Add the ginger ale, garnish with the lemon and lime.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 230 Fat 0 g Saturated fat 0 g Sodium 23 mg

Carbohydrates 26 g Calcium 9 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

Alcohol 19 g

IRISH COFFEE

Serves 1.

Note: This is a classic drink to buffer the raw winds of March.

• 2 oz. (1/4 c.) Irish whiskey

• 1 tsp. brown sugar

• 6 oz. (3/4 c.) hot coffee

• 2 tbsp. heavy cream

Directions

In a cup or tall glass mug, stir together the whiskey, sugar and coffee until the sugar is dissolved. Float the cream on top gently. Do not mix.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 250 Fat 11 g Sodium 17 mg

Carbohydrates 6 g Saturated fat 7 g Calcium 27 mg

Protein 1 g Cholesterol 41 mg Dietary fiber 1 g

Alcohol 19 g

HOT MAPLE TODDY

Serves 1.

Note: Perfect for enjoying the first maple syrup of spring. From Beth Dooley.

• 2 oz. Irish whiskey

• 1 tbsp. real maple syrup

• 6 oz. (3/4 c.) hot water

• 1 cinnamon stick

Directions

Pour the whiskey, syrup and water into a cup. Stir with the cinnamon stick.

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 180 Fat 0 g Sodium 10 mg

Carbohydrates 13 g Saturated fat 0 g Calcium 25 mg

Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 0 g

Alcohol 19 g

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