Irish Car Bomb
An Irish Car Bomb with Baileys Irish Cream.
|Standard drinkware||A pub glass and a shot glass.|
|Commonly used ingredients||Guinness stout, Baileys Irish Cream, and Jameson Irish Whiskey|
|Preparation||The whiskey is floated on top of the Irish cream in a shot glass, and the shot glass is then dropped into the stout|
The name is considered offensive by many Irish people, with some bartenders refusing to serve it, or patrons of American bars that have it on menus asking instead for an "Isis" or "Twin Towers". The inclusion of the drink in an English bar's 2014 promotional material drew complaints, followed by withdrawal of the promotion and a public apology by the bar manager. Increasingly, bartenders prefer the title "Irish Slammer", "Irish Bomb Shot", "Car Crash," or simply the "Irish Bomb" to avoid offending patrons.
The whiskey is layered over the Irish cream in a shot glass, and the shot glass is then dropped into a glass of stout. The drink should be consumed quickly as the cream will cause it to curdle within a short time.
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