Leprechaun Cocktail Recipe

Leprechaun Cocktail Recipe - Irish Whiskey and Tonic
Think of the Leprechaun as the Irish whiskey answer to the Gin and Tonic. It's fabulous and a perfect drink for St. Patrick's Day and beyond. Photo Courtesy: © Shannon Graham
  • 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail
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The Leprechaun is a very refreshing Irish whiskey cocktails and is quite simply an Irish whiskey and tonic. It is best with a premium tonic water like Q Tonic or Fever Tree and an Irish whiskey like Bushmills or Kilbeggan.

If you want to add a touch of green for St. Patrick's Day, switch to a lime wedge garnish like the Gin and Tonic.

What You'll Need

  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • 6​ ounces Tonic water (approximately)
  • Garnish: lemon twist

How to Make It

  1. Pour the Irish whiskey into a highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Top with tonic water.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.