Kilbeggan Waterwheel

Try this Killer cocktail on for size!

Just because the holiday weekend is over doesn’t mean you can’t still get down, summer-style!

You need something bright and sunny…

That will perk you up to face the work week.

So try making the Kilbeggan Waterwheel, and perk up, damnit! 

Kilbeggan Waterwheel

Recipe By Darren McGettigan, resident mixologist at Bar Beoga at the Menlo Park Hotel


1 1/4 Parts Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey

2 1/2 Parts Pressed Apple Juice

1 1/4 Parts Pressed Pineapple Juice

6 Fresh Blueberries

1 Dash of Cherry Bitters

1 Bar Spoon of White Sugar


In a Boston shaker, add blueberries and sugar; muddle hard. Fill the shaker with ice, and add all other ingredients. Shake well, and double-strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with blueberries on a cocktail pick.

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