May 15 is World Whiskey Day, and this Love It To Death cocktail packs a punch

Did you know World Whiskey Day falls on the third Saturday of May every year? Perhaps not, but it won’t have escaped your attention that Irish whiskey distillers are thriving.

To raise a toast to Irish whiskey for the occasion, here is a daring cocktail that brings together some very intriguing flavours.

Love It To Death

Ingredients

  • 50ml The Sexton Single Malt
  • 25ml fresh lime juice
  • 20ml sugar syrup
  • 12.5ml Aperol
  • 2 dashes Absinthe
  • Lemon peel twist
  • Sprig of thyme

Method

  1. Add all ingredients, bar the lemon twist and thyme, to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a fresh coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist and sprig of thyme.

 

NI: The Sexton is available to purchase in Supervalu, Centra, Wineflair and select independent retailers and off-licenses.

ROI: The Sexton is available to purchase in Tesco, Supervalu, Celtic Whiskey Store, Carry Out, Fine Wines, O’Briens Wine and select independent retailers and off-licenses.