The Wild Geese® Irish Whiskey featured in 'Meregalli Magazine'
The Wild Geese® Irish Whiskey turned up a few weeks ago, on our Italian distributors’ blog – Meregalli Magazine. Meregalli suggested including The Wild Geese® Single Malt in St. Patrick’s Day recipes, to help papas across the world celebrate the Irish national holiday.
But with Mother’s Day quickly approaching, the ideal gift may lay in the range of sophisticated Cocktail recipes of The Wild Geese®. The Whiskey market is growing rapidly, and with this comes innovative new ways to enjoy the unique taste Irish whiskey has to offer. Our female demographic is continuing to grow, proving that this is a whiskey for modern times.
The Quiet American
Astringent fruit flavours married with rich cocoa and vanilla to produces an elegant, textured Martini style cocktail. The vanilla complements the oak notes of The Rare Irish Whiskey, while the rhubarb and lime brings balance to the cocoa sweetness and a zing to the palate.
50 ml The Wild Geese® Rare Irish Whiskey
20 ml Crème de Cacao (white)
1 bar spoon rhubarb and vanilla jam
1 bar spoon vanilla sugar
10ml Fresh lime juice
Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wedge
A sophisticated champagne cocktail. The honey adds depth to the plate while the lemon juice adds a citric bite allowing The Rare Irish Whiskey to bring a strong whiskey character to a classic style of sparkling aperitif cocktail.
35ml The Wild Geese® Rare Irish Whiskey
10ml Liquid honey
20ml Fresh lemon juice
Top with sparkling wine
Shake all ingredients except sparkling wine with ice and strain into chilled flute, top with sparkling wine and snap lemon zest.
The Long Goodbye
Fresh strawberry and elderflower provide a lightly fruity and floral tone, sweetened by vanilla notes and lifted by sparkling lemonade. The lighter fruit flavours give The Wild Geese Rare Irish Whiskey room to breathe and a platform for the fresher wood flavours.
50ml The Wild Geese® Rare Irish Whiskey
35ml Elderflower cordial
2 lime wedges
1 bar spoon vanilla sugar
Muddle limes, strawberries and sugar in a highball glass, add crushed ice, Rare Irish Whiskey and elderflower cordial and stir. Top with lemonade and garnish with a strawberry slice.
We’re sure Mothers everywhere will enjoy any of these after a intimate homemade meal, however, these are perfect for any occasion.
**In North America, The Wild Geese® Irish Whiskey Collection is sold under the ‘brand name’ ‘The Wild Geese Irish Soldiers & Heroes’