Irish Car Bomb

Ingredients:
1/2 shot Irish Cream
1/2 shot Irish Whiskey
3/4 pint Irish Stout

Directions:

  • layer the Irish Cream and the Whiskey in the Shot Glass.
  • Drop the filled Shot Glass into the Stout.
  • Drink immediately before the Irish Cream curdles.

NOTES: Nearly 100% of the time, this is made with Guinness Stout, Bailey’s Irish Cream and Jameson Whiskey. I however prefer St. Brendan’s to Bailey’s.

The Irish Car Bomb dates to 1979 in Connecticut USA. It refers to the Irish ingredients and to the car bombings of the PIRA on 21 Jul 1972 in Belfast (22 bombings in one day). One can imagine that some folks may be offended by the name as a result.

Advertisements
Published in: on March 15, 2010 at 2:04 am  Comments (2)  
Tags: , ,

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://deaghaidhrecipes.wordpress.com/2010/03/15/irish-car-bomb/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Is there a similar drink called the Belfast Bomber Baileys and Brandy?

    • I’ve always heard of a Belfast Bomber being that too. Most folks use a Cognac Brandy–I’m not sure if there’s a traditional “brand” for the Brandy like folks who use Baileys for the Irish Cream.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: