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Irish Maid

Enjoy an Irish Maid, a cocktail that combines Irish whiskey with the sweet freshness of cucumber and elderflower. It’s a crisp clean drink with a botanical twist that’s as refreshing as a spring day in Ireland.

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Irish Maid

Irish Maid

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: irish, Irish Maid
Servings: 1
Calories: 219kcal
Author: Paul Kushner
Irish whiskey cocktail with elderflower liqueur and lemon juice.


  • 2 oz Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 2 cucumber slices plus more for garnish


  • In your shaker, muddle the cucumber slices to release their flavor.
  • Add the Irish whiskey, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup, and ice.
  • Shake well until everything is nicely chilled.
  • Strain into your highball glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with a slice of cucumber to make it look as good as it tastes.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.3mg
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Irish Maid
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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