Irish Joy

This festive sipper gets its bright hue from Midori, that melon liqueur so ubiquitous in the 1970s and 1980s that’s making a comeback. In this pisco drink, the liqueur’s sweet profile is tamed a bit by a tart apple shrub and grapefruit bitters.

Babak Pakravan, Head Bartender at Penn Commons


  • 1 ½ oz pisco
  • ½ oz Midori Liqueur
  • ½ oz Shrub & Company Apple Shrub
  • 1 ½ oz pineapple juice
  • 1 dash grapefruit bitters


Add the first 4 ingredients to a cocktail shaker, add ice, and shake until chilled. Strain into a tall glass over fresh ice, and add a dash of grapefruit bitters.