Irish Maid Cocktail

Irish Maid

The Irish Maid Cocktail is a variation of the Kentucky Maid, which Sam Ross created while he was at Milk & Honey in New York. This variation is a combination of a sour and a smash. The Cucumber gives each sip a palate cleansing making you ready for the next drink. I suggest using a higher-proof (ABV) Irish whiskey to balance the flavors. Try it out and let us know what you think.

Irish Maid Cocktail

Irish Maid


  • 2 Slices of Cucumber
  • 2 oz Irish Whiskey
  • .5 oz Elderflower Liqueur
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • .75 oz Simple Syrup


  • Cut and muddle the cucumber in the shaking glass.
    2 Slices of Cucumber
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the tin.
    2 oz Irish Whiskey, .5 oz Elderflower Liqueur, .75 oz Lemon Juice, .75 oz Simple Syrup
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Fine strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a cucumber wheel.


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 852mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 433IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2mg


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