The Real Irish Car Bomb
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The Real Irish Car Bomb
Cocktail recipe

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The Real Irish Car Bomb is a variant of the popular cocktail that combines traditional Irish beverages into an indulgent and potent mixed drink. This cocktail is a layered mix ... more The Real Irish Car Bomb is a variant of the popular cocktail that combines traditional Irish beverages into an indulgent and potent mixed drink. This cocktail is a layered mix of creamy Bailey's Irish Cream and smooth Irish whiskey, which is then dropped into a pint glass of the rich, malty Guinness stout. Its flavor profile is a complex symphony of bitter, creamy, and slightly sweet, with the roasted notes of Guinness complementing the velvety texture of Bailey’s and the spicy kick of whiskey. Typically consumed as a quick drink due to the effervescent reaction between the cream and beer, this cocktail is a celebratory staple for some, often associated with St. Patrick's Day festivities, yet it is also seen as controversial due to its name and the potential for rapid consumption. It's traditionally presented in a pint glass alongside a shot glass for the drop.
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Whiskey
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6.19% | 3.47 units *

Shot glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a The Real Irish Car Bomb

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour the Irish cream first and then the whiskey into a shot glass
Pour the Guinness into pint glass
Drop the shot into the pint and serve immediately


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