Put some pep in your step this St. Patrick’s Day

Recently named in the 2016 Michelin ‘Eating Out in Pubs’ Guide, The Old Spot (Ballsbridge, Dublin 4) prides itself on serving delicious food, quality wines, select craft beers, bespoke cocktails and providing great service in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, the Old Spot’s Cocktail Maestro, Graham Teeling has shared his recipe for the ‘Basil Sour’ – the Old Spots’ unique take on a festively green and deliciously refreshing cocktail. With its exceptional flavour, distinctive colour and classic presentation, The Old Spot Basil Sour is sure to impress your guests this St. Patrick’s Day.


The Old Spot – Basil Sour Cocktail


·         35 ml Tanqueray Gin

·         35 ml St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

·         10 ml Sugar Syrup

·         5 ml Fresh Egg white

·         55 ml Fresh Lemon Juice

·         6 Basil leaves



1.       Shake vigorously in a Boston shaker with ice.

2.       Strain through two sieves into a coupe glass.

3.       Finish with a sprig of basil.

 BASIL SOUR The Old Spot D4 (2)

If making it yourself is not for you then, The Old Spot, one of Dublin’s most charming and timeless gastro pubs, will be open and happy to welcome you in over the St. Patrick’s Day festivities where they can whip you up one of their famous Basil Sours or any of their other incredible bespoke cocktails.

For more information, contact details, bookings and complete menus, wine lists etc. go towww.theoldspot.ie


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