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Irish Maid

Irish Maid
The Irish Maid cocktail is a refreshing and flavorful drink that balances sweet, citrusy, and herbal notes, making it a delightful and well-rounded drink. Elderflower, lemon juice, and cucumber add a fresh twist that soothes the bite found in other whiskey cocktails. Along with lemon and simply syrup, the Irish whiskey leaves a rich and slightly smoky undertone, giving this easy-drinking cocktail a crisp finish.


  • 2 slices cucumber, cut into quarter-inch slices
  • 2 oz. Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 oz. St. Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 oz. simple syrup
  • Garnish: cucumber slice


  1. Muddle the cucumber slices in a shaker.
  2. Add the Irish whiskey, St. Germain, lemon juice and simple syrup into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
  3. Fine-strain into a chilled rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
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