Luck of the Irish Old-Fashioned

This Luck of the Irish Old-Fashioned is a delightful variation of the classic old-fashioned cocktail, swapping bourbon for smooth Irish whiskey. The rich and complex flavors of the whiskey are complemented by the subtle sweetness of brown sugar simple syrup and the citrusy notes of orange bitters, creating a truly irresistible drink. Served over a large ice cube and garnished with a piece of orange zest, this cocktail is perfect for enjoying a taste of Ireland.

Luck of the Irish Old-Fashioned

A delightful twist on the classic old-fashioned cocktail, the Luck of the Irish Old-Fashioned features Irish whiskey, brown sugar simple syrup, and orange bitters for a rich and complex flavor profile.

4.22 from 52 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins


  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • 1/4 ounce brown sugar simple syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 (4-inch) piece of orange zest, for garnish
  • 1 large ice cube


  1. In a mixing glass, stir together the Irish whiskey and brown sugar simple syrup.
  2. Place a large ice cube in a rocks glass, then pour the whiskey mixture over it.
  3. Add a few dashes of orange bitters to the glass.
  4. Garnish with a piece of orange zest.