The MacSwiney

A cocktail with cheese being grated into it.
The MacSwiney. Photo by Huge Galdones.

Created by Julia Momose, head bartender at GreenRiver (Chicago). Read more about cheese-based cocktails here.


  • 1 dash Burlesque Bitters
  • 1 bar spoon mascarpone cheese
  • 0.75 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce vanilla syrup
  • 0.25 ounce Creme de Noyeaux
  • 0.25 ounce Kirsch Mix
  • 2 ounces Pierre Ferrand 1840 Cognac


Combine elements and shake. Pour into a coupe glass over ice and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.