A delicious and refreshing Irish whiskey cocktail with warming rosemary and autumnal apple! Perfect for fall.

With a kick of Irish whiskey, the sweetness of the apple, and herbal notes of rosemary, this cocktail featuring Knappogue Irish whiskey is a delightfully refreshing option.

Irish whiskey, rosemary and apple cocktail

Servings: 2


1/8 cup refined sugar

1/4 cup honey

2 sprigs rosemary

1/4 cup Knappogue Castle whiskey

1 cup apple cider

2 cups ice

Lemon slices to serve


- Combine the sugar and water in a pan over medium heat and bring to a boil

- Remove from the heat and stir in honey until it dissolves

- Add in the rosemary sprigs and set aside until mixture cools

- Pour mixture into a jug and add the apple cider and whiskey

- Place ice in each glass and pour mixture from the jug

- Serve with a lemon slice and complete with a sprig of rosemary

* Originally published in March 2018.

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