Can you show me cocktails with Irish whiskey and Averna?

Cocktail Colin says:

quote start
I have found a cocktail that includes Irish whiskey and Amaro (similar to Averna) with a high rating of 4.84/5. This cocktail is called "Winter Waltz." It contains Angostura Bitters, Rye Whiskey, Amaro, and Allspice Dram, and is served in a cocktail glass. It has an alcohol content of 35.65% and a total volume of 83ml. It is described as cold, alcoholic, shaken, and not stirred. Enjoy your Winter Waltz cocktail!
quote end
 Send this to a friend:

On this page

  • · · · · · ·   Answer
  • · · · · · ·   The cocktails
  • · · · · · ·   FAQ's


Irish whiskey

You asked: Cocktails with Irish whiskey and Averna. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Winter Waltz

Devised by legendary NOLA cocktail bar French 75 bartender, Chris Hannah, this is a delightful take on the Sazerac with...

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Rye Whiskey (60ml), Amaro (15ml), Allspice Dram (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.84 / 5

Perfect Manhattan

Slight variation on the typical Manhattan recipe. Rather than just sweet vermouth, there is an equal amount of dry vermouth.

Angostura Bitters (3-4 dash), Red vermouth (7.5ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Amaretto Sour

The Amaretto Sour is a classic cocktail known for its balance of sweet and tangy flavors, predominantly featuring the rich...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Amaretto (60ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.77 / 5

Island Voodoo

The Island Voodoo cocktail is an intriguing concoction that embodies a blend of bold and zesty flavors. Served in a...

Lemon liqueur (15ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), Amaro (30ml)

3 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Blarney & Malarkey

A subtler, friendlier spin on The Blarney Stone.

Ginger Ale (Top up), Gin (60ml), Lime (Slice), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Whiskey (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.84 / 5


The Affinity cocktail, also known as the Scotch Affinity, is a sophisticated and complex drink that boasts a rich history....

Whiskey (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.79 / 5

White Irishman

This is similar to a White Russian - I invented this when I didn't have any vodka on hand. Since...

Coffee liqueur (60ml), Half And Half (60ml), Whiskey (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.78 / 5

Italian American

This drink was invented by Ivo Peshev from Flair Project. Flair Project is a cocktail catering and bar consulting agency...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Frangelico (15ml), Whiskey (Teaspoon), Bourbon (60ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
3.74 / 5

Irish Orange

Featured on Common Man Cocktails

Orange juice (22.5ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Amaretto (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Whiskey (60ml)

6 ingredients
3.72 / 5

Italian Summer

The Italian Summer is a cocktail that exudes the warmth and spirited flair of Italy, merged with the robust character...

Amaretto (90ml), Whiskey (90ml)

2 ingredients
3.71 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

question icon image

What is Averna?

Averna is a type of amaro, which is an Italian herbal liqueur. It is made from a secret blend of herbs, roots, and citrus, offering a bittersweet flavor that is often enjoyed as a digestif.

question icon image

How does Irish whiskey differ from other types of whiskey?

Irish whiskey is typically triple-distilled from barley and other grains, resulting in a smoother and lighter spirit compared to Scotch whisky, which may be double-distilled and often has a smokier flavor from peat.

question icon image

Can I use Averna in place of other amaros in cocktails?

Yes, you can use Averna in place of other amaros, but it will change the flavor profile of the cocktail. Each amaro has its own unique blend of herbs and spices, so substitutions should be done with the understanding that the taste will be different.

question icon image

What are some classic cocktails that use Irish whiskey?

Classic cocktails with Irish whiskey include the Irish Coffee, Irish Mule, and the Tipperary. These drinks highlight the smooth and rich flavor of Irish whiskey.

question icon image

Can you drink Irish whiskey neat?

Yes, Irish whiskey can be enjoyed neat, meaning straight without any mixers. Many people appreciate its smooth and subtle flavors when sipped on its own.

build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar