Irish Martini Cocktail Recipe

Irish Martini is a simple refreshing drink made from vodka, Irish whiskey and dry vermouth. Irish whiskey is well known as the father of all whiskeys. Irish martini cocktail is famous for St. Patrick’s Day parties but you can make it on any day throughout the year. It is better to serve this drink in a chilled martini glass in order to enhance its look. If your are excited to try this extraordinary drink, follow this guide.

Yield: 1 drink


Vodka: 2 oz
Dry vermouth: 1/2 oz
Irish whiskey: 1/2 oz
Cracked ice
Half of the lemon to twist
Lime twist


  • 1

    Make sure that you thoroughly wash or clean the entire work surface where you plan to make this special cocktail. Be sure to also wash your hands, utensils, glasses and other items that will be used to make this recipe. Always keep your kitchen work area clean and free of clutter so that it is easy to find what you are looking for while preparing something.

  • 2

    Take your favourite martini cocktail glass and place it in your refrigerator until it is properly chilled. Make sure that you put the glass in a secure place so that it does not move or fall when you are constantly opening or closing the refrigerator door.

  • 3

    Grab your cocktail shaker and fill it half with cracked ice. Gradually pour in 2 oz of your favourite vodka and 1/2 oz of dry vermouth into your cocktail shaker. Shake it well for few seconds until all ingredients mix thoroughly. Set it aside for few seconds. You will want a nice smooth texture to the mixture so be sure to check the consistency while shaking. Also, do not use too much ice as this will make your cocktail very watery. If you want your cocktail to be a little light then reduce the amount of vodka as this will not have a dramatic impact on the overall taste of this recipe.

  • 4

    Meanwhile, take out the chilled martini glass from your refrigerator and pour in 1/2 oz of Irish whiskey. In addition to that, strain the vodka mixture into the martini glass.

  • 5

    Your Irish Martini is ready, twist the lemon over the drink, garnish it with lime wedges and serve immediately. Enjoy! Remember it is entirely up to you as to how you want to garnish and serve this lovely cocktail to friends and family members.

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