IWSA Egg Nog - An Irish Whiskey Cocktail

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A longtime favorite around the holidays, this family recipe of the classic "milk punch" is sure to be a favorite with IWSA members. Whether you make homemade egg nog or buy your favorite store brand, enhance it with these recommended ingredients. This recipe makes approximately 3/4 of a gallon. The recommended brands work well together and are all readily available and affordable around the USA.


  • 1/2 gallon Commercial or Homemade Egg Nog
  • 2 cups Irish Whiskey (Slane Castle Triple Casked)
  • 1 1/2 cups Brandy (E&J VSOP)
  • 1 cup Dark Rum (Bacardi Black)
  • Whipped Cream
  • Nutmeg


Mixing Bowl
Measuring Cup


Combine/Stir egg nog, whiskey, brandy, and rum in bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Best when prepared in advance to help the flavors meld. Can be stored in a Rubbermaid or empty milk container if not being served immediately. Top off with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle of nutmeg when serving in glass.


Will keep for several days in the refrigerator.


Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Duit.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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