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Shoe Maker

Shoe Maker cocktail

Irish whiskey gets a lighter treatment when paired with fino sherry, simple syrup, orange bitters, raspberries and orange.


  • 2 raspberries
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • 2 ounces Knappogue Castle 12-year-old single malt Irish whiskey
  • 1 ounce fino sherry
  • Garnish: orange twist
  • Garnish: mint sprig
  • Garnish: raspberry


  1. Add the raspberries, orange slice, simple syrup and bitters into a shaker and muddle.

  2. Add the whiskey, sherry and ice and shake until well-chilled.

  3. Double-strain into an Old Fashioned glass over crushed ice.

  4. Express the oil from an orange twist over the top of the drink and discard the twist.

  5. Garnish with a mint sprig and a raspberry.