Quaint coffee shops, art galleries, museums, and of course pubs are waiting for you in Cork, Ireland. Home of Sazerac’s Paddy Irish Whiskey
A visit to The Shelbourne Bar on MacCurtain is a must, resident bartender, Rory McGee, holds the Guiness World Record for making the most Irish Coffees in under three minutes and will make you one you won't forget.
Traditional recipe states the ingredients as follows:
Cream - Rich as an Irish Brogue
Coffee - Strong as a Friendly Hand
Sugar - Sweet as the tongue of a Rogue
Whiskey - Smooth as the Wit of the Land
If you’re brave, and want to receive the gift of gab, then visit the Blarney Castle, a short drive from Cork to kiss the blarney stone. If you would prefer to have finer things pass your lips, you might want to try a sip of Paddy’s Irish Whiskey instead.
Cork plays host to a number of Ireland's finest cocktail bars. The iconic "Paddy Cocktail" can be found at Cask on MacCurtain St. This famous cocktail was created by Harry Craddock and featured in the Savoy Cocktail Book published in 1930. A fine balance of Irish Whiskey, vermouth and bitters is the perfect pre theatre cocktail to start your evening.
Your Late Night
Arts abound in Cork; you can visit a theatre or a comedy club for a late-night show. Order a classic Irish Whiskey and Ginger.