The residents’ bar at Mount Juliet Estate is called the Major's Bar, and is named after Major-General Sir Hugh McCalmont and Major Dermot McCalmont who both lived at Mount Juliet Estate.

This is the perfect place to while away the evening by sipping on a cocktail, and the team at Mount Juliet have shared with us one of their signiture cocktail recipes for you to try at home: 

A variation of an Espresso Martini called 'The Race Winner'





A double shot of espresso



Pour the vodka, Kahlúa and espresso into a cocktail shaker.

Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. 

Shake vigously.

Place the strainer on top of the shaker and pour the contents through a sieve directly into the glass. 


How to serve:

In a Martini glass

Garnished with coffee beans.


About Mount Juliet Estate:

Steeped in heritage, Mount Juliet Country Estate is a stunning walled estate covering 1,500 acres of sprawling countryside in Co. Kilkenny. Famed for the welcome and exceptional service every guest receives, Mount Juliet is 20 minutes from the historical city of Kilkenny and just over one hour from Dublin.

Enjoy everything the estate has to offer including golf on the world famous Jack Nicklaus designed course, dinner in the Michelin Star Lady Helen restaurant, a treatment in the luxury spa, river and lake fishing, equestrian centre with guided trails and lessons, woodland walks, bike rides and much more.


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