Quarter Irish
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Quarter Irish
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The Quarter Irish is a fruit-forward cocktail that delivers a vibrant blend of flavors. Its mixture includes the sweet and tangy taste of peach schnapps and orange juice, accompanied by ... more The Quarter Irish is a fruit-forward cocktail that delivers a vibrant blend of flavors. Its mixture includes the sweet and tangy taste of peach schnapps and orange juice, accompanied by the rich warmth of whiskey and the citrus notes from orange liqueur. This cocktail provides a harmonious balance between the sweetness of the peach and the bold character of the whiskey, making it both refreshing and complex. Served in a hurricane glass, the Quarter Irish is a visually appealing drink that can appeal to those who enjoy a cocktail with a juicy, yet spirited profile.
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Peach Schnapps
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3.56% | 2.1 units *

Hurricane glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Quarter Irish

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add peach schnapps, Bols blue curaçao and Jameson whiskey to a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled hurricane glass
Top up the glass with orange juice and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of whiskey for the one listed in the Quarter Irish cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute another type of whiskey in the Quarter Irish cocktail. While the original recipe calls for a specific whiskey, using a different type can slightly alter the taste profile, making it a unique variation. For a smoother taste, consider using Irish whiskey for its characteristic lightness and smoothness.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for the Quarter Irish cocktail?

For the Quarter Irish cocktail, consider garnishing with a slice of orange or a cherry to complement the orange juice component. A sprig of mint or a twist of orange peel can also add a refreshing aroma and a decorative touch to the presentation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Quarter Irish cocktail?

The best way to serve the Quarter Irish cocktail is cold, ideally shaken and then poured into a hurricane glass. Fill the glass with ice before pouring to ensure the drink stays chilled longer. This serving method highlights the drink's flavors and makes it more enjoyable, especially in a social setting.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Quarter Irish compare to other similar cocktails?

The Quarter Irish has an alcohol content of 3.56%, which is relatively low compared to many classic cocktails. For instance, traditional cocktails like the Margarita or the Cosmopolitan typically have higher alcohol content, ranging from 10% to 20%. The Quarter Irish is a lighter option, making it suitable for those preferring a less potent drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Quarter Irish cocktail most suitable?

The Quarter Irish cocktail, with its unique blend of flavors and vibrant color from the Blue Curaçao, is most suitable for casual gatherings, summer parties, or themed events where a lighter, refreshing drink is desired. Its playful look and taste make it a good choice for celebrations or any occasion where you're looking to offer something a bit different.

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