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Irish Margarita

A fusion of Mexican and Irish traditions, the Irish Margarita mixes the smoothness of Irish whiskey with lime juice and orange liqueur. Rimmed with salt and served over ice, it’s a cocktail that’s sure to satisfy.

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irish margarita

Irish Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: irish, Irish Margarita, Margarita
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Irish whiskey meets orange liqueur in this Irish-Mexican fusion.


  • 2 oz Irish whiskey
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz lime juice freshly squeezed is best
  • 1/2 oz agave syrup to sweeten
  • Lime wheel for garnish


  • Fill your shaker halfway with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the Irish whiskey, orange liqueur, lime juice, and agave syrup.
  • Secure the lid on your shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
  • Strain the mixture into your margarita glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel on the rim.
  • Enjoy your refreshing Irish Margarita.
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Irish Margarita
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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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