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After a long day of work, or when you’re just looking for a little weekend relaxation, do you know where to find the best Irish whiskey cocktails around Los Angeles? Face it, you could concoct the drinks on your own, but then you’d actually have to do some work. Head on out to one of the fine establishments below and let someone else do all the work, giving you a night or afternoon of sheer delight. Finding the best Irish whiskey cocktails doesn’t have to be a struggle when you know where to look. If you’re in a good mood, you might even want to let your family, friends and co-workers in on these locales, too.
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Patina
141 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 972-3331
www.patinagroup.com

Along with the great meals that are offered here, patrons can enjoy the smooth taste of an Irish whiskey cocktail. Guests can enjoy such offerings as Jameson Black Barrel, Middleton “Very Rare,” Redbreast 12 Year and Redbreast 15 Year. The sights and sounds of Patina prove a delight, as patrons can also schedule time with chef Paul Lee, who will teach them the tricks of making a three-course meal from start to finish. The facility also offers private event and wedding packages.

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The Association
110 E. 6th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90014
(213) 627-7385
www.circa93.com

When Irish whiskey cocktails are on your mind, you need look no further than this establishment. Along with the great drinks offered here, visitors can also take part in Class By Association. In this class, guests can dig deeper into the making of great cocktails. The class offers bar basics, tools and techniques to go with individual spirits. The $20 per person class (14 people per class, registration required) includes:

  • A 1-hour PRIVATE cocktail class
  • Tasting of 2-3 craft cocktails
  • One complimentary cocktail off our signature cocktail menu
  • Personal composition book to keep on premises for future classes and recipes

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Casey’s Irish Pub
613 S. Grand Ave. (at 6th St.)
Los Angeles, Ca. 90017
(213) 629-2353
www.facebook.com/caseysirishpub

Can you get any more Irish than a pub named Casey’s? Patrons here will discover assorted rooms & an outdoor patio where they can enjoy table dining, booth seating, darts and billiards, multiple TV screens, the Jameson live music stage and reception rooms and alcoves for private parties and special events. Best of all, guests will come across a sizable collection of Irish whiskey, so no one should go home unhappy. Casey’s also offers a free weekly comedy show that showcases the best comics in L.A. with drink giveaways and prizes the entire evening. Happy Hour starts at 3 p.m. ($2 off all appetizers), and the show at 9 p.m.

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Thirsty Crow
2939 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 661-6007
www.thirstycrowbar.com

If you’re looking for great whiskey cocktails, Silver Lake’s The Thirsty Crow is the place to be. With an old-school vibe, tons of different craft cocktails, and plenty of whiskey options to choose from, you won’t have a hard time ordering something here. And, anything you order will be incredible.

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O Brien’s Irish Pub
2941 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 396-4725
www.obriensonmain.com

Another pub that can’t get any more Irish is this beauty. Customers can find a wide assortment of drinks and food items on a diverse menu. Among the choices is a Celtic Sangria with Irish whiskey, fresh lemon, sours and Merlot float. You can also enjoy a Dublin Donkey with the likes of Irish whiskey, fresh lime and ginger beer. As for menu items, patrons can choose from a variety of eats including fish and chips, Irish poutine, fettuccine pink vodka and shepherds gnocchi. The pub hosts live entertainment seven days a week with music, comedy and trivia, while the sports lover can enjoy large screen TVs. Guests can also set up private parties, birthdays and pub crawls, company events and much more.

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Dave Thomas has been covering the sports world since his first job as a sports editor for a weekly newspaper in Pennsylvania back in 1989. He has covered a Super Bowl, college bowl games, MLB, NBA and more. His work can be found on Examiner.com

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