Home > Food & Drink > Irish Maid recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Maid recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend to everybody! What better way to celebrate the approach of spring than with a little March Madness (the NCAA tournament selection show is Sunday too) and St. Patrick’s Day all at once! Need something better than just some green-colored beer to serve at your parties and tailgates this weekend? How about this Irish Maid cocktail recipe from www.aworthyread.com? Cheers!

Irish Maid


  • 2 ounces Jameson Whiskey Casemates or Black
  • 3 slices of cucumber
  • 0.5-ounce Elderberry Liqueur
  • 0.75 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.75-ounce Simple Syrup with a drop of honey (the honey is optional)
  • Ice Cubes


  1. Into a shaking tin drop in two (2) slices of cucumber, using a muddler mash cucumbers.
  2. Add whiskey, Elderberry liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup and lots of ice.
  3. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a wheel of fresh cucumber.
  6. Serve.
  7. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive.
You may also like
St. Patrick’s Day Drinks
St. Patrick’s Day Brunch