Mixology 101: Crafting the Perfect Irish Whiskey Smash

Mixology 101: Crafting the Perfect Irish Whiskey Smash

Aug 10, 2023

When it comes to iconic spirits, Irish whiskey stands proudly among the finest. Its rich history and smooth flavours have made it a favourite rite worldwide. What if we told you there's a delightful way to elevate your Irish whiskey experience? Introducing the Lir Green Crest Whiskey Smash, a fusion of tradition and modernity that tantalising your taste buds with each sip.

Irish Whiskey: A Timeless Elixir: Irish whiskey boasts a legacy dating back centuries. Crafted with meticulous care and attention to detail, it embodies the essence of Irish culture and craftsmanship. Known for its triple distillation and smooth character, Irish whiskey offers a palatable experience that's hard to match.

The Lir Green Crest Advantage: At the heart of our Irish Whiskey Smash is Lir Green Crest, a first release from our distillery in the Glens of Antrim. The smoothness of Lir Green Crest creates a perfect canvas for crafting a cocktail that pays homage to tradition while embracing innovation.

Crafting the Lir Green Crest Whiskey Smash:


  • 60ml Lir Green Crest
  • 20ml simple syrup
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Lime wedge
  • Lemonade (to top)
  • Mint sprig (for garnish)


  1. In a mixing glass, muddle the mint leaves and lime wedge to release their flavour and essential oils.
  2. Add 60ml of Lir Green Crest Irish whiskey to the glass.
  3. Pour in 20ml of simple syrup to balance the flavours.
  4. Fill the glass with ice, then gently stir the ingredients to combine them.
  5. Top off the mixture with your favourite lemonade, adding a delightful zing to the cocktail.
  6. Garnish your creation with a fresh mint sprig for an aromatic finish.

The Perfect Blend: Tradition and Modernity: The Lir Green Crest Whiskey Smash encapsulates the essence of Irish whiskey while introducing a contemporary twist. The use of mint, lime, and lemonade complements the whiskey's smoothness, creating a refreshing and balanced flavour profile that's ideal for any occasion.

Savor Every Sip: With its tantalising aroma and harmonious flavours, the Lir Green Crest Whiskey Smash is more than a cocktail; it's an experience. The crisp notes of mint, the citrusy burst from the lime, and the underlying warmth of Irish whiskey dance together on your palate, leaving you craving more.

Conclusion: Raise Your Glass to Innovation: The Lir Green Crest Whiskey Smash bridges the gap between tradition and innovation, showcasing the versatility of Irish whiskey in the modern cocktail scene. Whether you're a connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of spirits, this cocktail promises a journey of flavours that will redefine your perception of whiskey-based beverages. Cheers to tradition, innovation, and the art of a perfectly crafted cocktail!

Note: Remember to enjoy responsibly. Drink only if you're of legal drinking age in your country. Excessive consumption of alcohol is harmful to your health.


Lir Whiskey Smash