The Shannon, Irish whiskey cocktail

Our peripatetic friend, whose name we have stamped on this drink, has Irish roots. That took care of finding a base spirit. As she often travels long distances by air this was designed as her jet lag antidote.

The Shannon Shannon vert
1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey
3 ripe strawberries
1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
1/4 ounce simple syrup

Muddle two strawberries, maraschino liqueur and simple syrup in a mixing glass. Add the whiskey and several ice cubes. Stir until combined and thoroughly chilled. Strain over ice into an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with the third strawberry.

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Tasting notes: Fresh strawberries combine with whiskey in a rich, fragrant drink.

Tomorrow: Gooooooal.

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