The Luck Of The Irish Comes To New York This St. Patty’s Day With OddFellows Whiskey Flight Ice Cream, Yup!
Top of ye mornin’ to ye—(or something like that!). The luck of the Irish is bringing you more than just green beer this St. Patty’s Day! With a slew of fun collaborations and Irish-themed foods, it’s save to say you’ve found your pot-o-gold.
Knappogue Castle Whiskey Collabs:
Around the city, Knappogue Castle Whiskey kinda took over for ! As one of the oldest and rarest Irish whiskey’s in the world, Knappogue Castle only has 200 bottles left in existence and is still available for purchase for $2,000 a bottle by special order. With a portfolio that includes premium Knappogue Castle single malt Irish Whiskey and Knappogue Castle 12, 14, and 16-Year Old Single Malt, it’s truly special occasion to enjoy one of these ultra-aged rare collection of whiskeys this St. Patty’s Day –here’s where you can taste the whiskey:
At award-winning cocktail Bar Pouring Ribbons, whiskey aficionados are able to sip, savor and enjoy flights of the 12, 14 and 16-year old Knappogue Castle with .75 oz pours for $27 or a ½ pour of Knappogue 1951 for $55.
OddFellows Ice Cream Co.
(http://www.oddfellowsnyc.com) is a modern yet nostalgic ice cream shop known for both quirky and classic ice cream flavors, each authentically homemade and crafted by James Beard nominated chef Sam Mason. This St. Patty’s Day, OddFellows is serving up:
• Irish Whiskey Flight (offered until end of April) with a scoop inspired by the Dead Rabbit’s Irish Coffee topped with Kahlúa-infused Rice Krispies, a scoop with spicy Knappogue Castle 12-year single-malt whiskey, and a burt marshmallow ice cream with Little Boo Boo Bakery’s handmade marshmallows which are made with Knappogue 12, pepper, cocoa and hazelnut. ($10)
• Mint Cookie Chip Ice Cream Scoops
• Brooklyn Brewery Black Chocolate Stout Scoops
St. Patricks Day Specials at The Gander
(15 W 18th St, NYC; [http://www.thegandernyc.com])
At The Gander, acclaimed chef Jesse Schenker showcases his imaginative approach to new-American cuisine. This St. Patrick’s Day Jesse is serving up these all day specials only available on March 17th:
• Corned Beef & Cabbage: Jesse celebrates this Irish dish by keeping things classic with tender corned beef and root vegetables. ($22)
• Irish Spring Cocktail with Jameson, Fernet Branca, fresh lime juice served up for a fun take on St. Pattys Day imbibing. ($14)
Maison Premiere bar-takeover by Will Elliott at Chefs Club by Food & Wine
(275 Mulberry St., NY, NY; www.chefsclub.com)
On March 17th, the beloved Will Elliott of Maison Premiere and soon-to-be Sauvage of Brooklyn will be hosting a “Bar Takeover” at Chefs Club. He will recreate the essential Maison Premiere experience by showcasing some of their finest cocktails, including the Back to Capistrano with Pisco, Bols Genever, Concord Grape, Cinnamon, Sorghum, Lemon, Angostura and the Peacock Throne with Perry’s Tot, Suze, Marlort, Cappelletti, Lime, Creole Bitter and Orgeat. Additionally, Clisson Muscadet magnums will be poured. Just something extra to do if you don’t want to hang at a crowded bar. :)
At Maison Premiere…
Will is known for his inventive and artful cocktail program, complemented by his deep knowledge of rare and often unexpected wines. As the face of the only bar in NYC to place as a semi-finalist for this year’s James Beard Award’s Outstanding Bar Program, and as the face behind the bar of the Maison Premiere team’s new restaurant in Greenpoint, Sauvage, opening this year, Elliott is also a critically important figure in NYC’s cocktail scene. Chef Lisa Giffen will offer three types of oysters flown in by flown that day, as well as fresh seafood plates dishes like Scallops with horseradish ice, apples and radish; Sea Urchin with shellfish gelee and grapes, and Razor Clams with an herb broth and guindilla peppers. All items are offered a la carte, and walk-ins are encouraged beginning at 5:30pm.