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Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson & Ginger Cocktail)

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Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson & Ginger Cocktail)

This Irish Buck recipe is one of the easiest whiskey cocktails that you can make. An Irish Buck is also commonly referred to as an Irish Mule, or simply put a Jameson ginger and lime. Made with Jameson Irish whiskey, ginger ale, or ginger beer and served in a highball glass with a lime wheel. 

Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson & Ginger Cocktail)

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Irish Buck Cocktail Recipe Ingredients 

There are only three ingredients needed to make this refreshing cocktail. Of course, the main ingredient in this whiskey cocktail is the Jameson whiskey. You will need:

  • 2 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • 6 oz ginger ale or ginger beer
  • lime – fresh lime juice and lime wedge

You will also need a cocktail jigger. If you don’t have one you can grab one online here: cocktail jigger.

how to make an Irish buck cocktail drink

How to Make an Easy Irish Buck

First start with a tall glass filled with fresh ice. You can use a Collins glass, also known as a highball glass. You can find them online here:  cocktail glass set. Measure out the Jameson using a cocktail jigger. 

measure Jameson Irish whiskey with cocktail jigger

Then add the Jameson to the glass. 

Jameson in an ice filled tall highball glass

Next, fill the glass with ginger ale or ginger beer. The main difference between the two is that ginger beer is a bit spicier than ginger ale. If you have the time, you can also make your own ginger ale with fresh ginger, a little simple syrup, and club soda. 

Jameson and ginger ale cocktail

To finish the Irish buck recipe add a little citrus juice. You can squeeze a little lemon juice or fresh lime juice. Then garnish the glass with a lime wheel and enjoy. 

Jameson ginger and lime cocktail, Irish mule drink

This Irish buck is great for St Patrick’s Day or any time of year. It’s both refreshing and easy to make. 

Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson & Ginger Cocktail)

For another equally easy Jameson whiskey cocktail recipe make sure to check out the Jameson Apple & Lime made with fresh apple juice.

Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson Ginger Cocktail)

Irish Buck Recipe (Jameson Ginger Cocktail)

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes

This Irish Buck recipe is one of the easiest whiskey cocktails that you can make. It is also commonly referred to as an Irish Mule.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • 6 oz ginger ale or ginger beer
  • lime - fresh lime juice and lime wedge

Instructions

  1. Pour Jameson irish whiskey into an ice filled highball glass
  2. Top off the glass with ginger ale or ginger beer
  3. Squeeze the juice from a lime wedge and garnish with a lime wheel

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