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Old Irish Cure
© Tina Rupp

Old Irish Cure

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

According to the Irish-born Sean Muldoon, Irish people often drink whiskey mixed with ginger, honey and lemon to treat colds. This is a version of that potion. "With a bit of hot water," he says, "it becomes a terrific toddy."

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/3 ounces Irish whiskey, preferably Jameson
  3. 1/3 ounce dark rum
  4. 2 1/2 teaspoons Calvados
  5. 1/3 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/4 ounce cane syrup or Rich Simple Syrup
  7. 1/2 teaspoon honey mixed with 1/2 teaspoon water
  8. 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Ginger Juice
  9. Dash of Angostura bitters
  10. 1 thin apple slice, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the apple slice garnish and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe and garnish with the apple slice.