Each yr, St. Patrick’s Day offers a chief alternative to strive new Irish whiskeys, sip Irish Espresso, and politely decline a inexperienced beer. This yr is not any completely different. However whereas all good Irish Espresso recipes include Irish whiskey and occasional, few pair the substances along with a lot forethought.
This yr, Dublin distillery Teeling has teamed up with Brooklyn-based Selection Espresso Roasters for the Teeling Small Batch Roast. The only origin espresso was particularly chosen and roasted to pair with Teeling whiskey in an Irish Espresso. Collectively they selected a lighter-bodied espresso from Oaxaca, Mexico, that has notes of apple, walnut, and darkish chocolate. It lets the whiskey shine by and enhances Teeling’s trademark notes of vanilla, rum raisin, and delicate spice.
The whiskey and occasional are joined by two Irish espresso glasses in a cocktail equipment that’s obtainable through Reservebar for $65.
As soon as armed with these necessities, all it’s essential do is make an Irish Espresso. That’s simple to perform along with your most popular recipe or by following the recipe beneath, which was supplied by Teeling and Selection.
Irish Espresso Recipe
- 1.25 ounces Teeling Small Batch Irish whiskey
- 4 ounces native espresso (just like the Teeling Small Batch Roast)
- 0.5 ounce demerara syrup
- 1 teaspoon heavy cream
- Garnish: nutmeg, freshly grated
In a warmed Irish espresso glass, combine Teeling whiskey, sizzling espresso, and demarara syrup. Stir to mix. High with heavy cream by floating it over the again of a barspoon in order that it layers on high of the drink. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.