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Irish Wolfhound

written by Leroy Buliro 20th October 2017

In Ireland they like to say that this cocktail is “Named after one Irish legend and made with another”. The Irish Wolfhound (the dog) is a staple in Irish history and has become very popular globally in association with Ireland. The native breed was on its road to extinction after it had killed off most of the wolves in the country and it wasn’t until 1863 when one Captain George Graham took it upon himself to restore Ireland’s precious canine breed. Captain Graham’s was so successful that the wolfhound became adopted as a symbol for many of the country’s whiskeys.

Irish Wolfhound

Serves: 1 Prep Time:

Ingredients

50ml Jameson Black Barrel
50ml ginger beer
25ml freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
Salt

Instructions

Mix the Jameson Black Barrel, ginger beer, juice into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a pair of grapefruit wedges. Dip a corner of one of the grapefruit slices in salt and drop into drink.

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