At the Merrion's classic No. 23 bar, the signature drink is 'The Big Fella,' a twist on the Old Fashioned as it's made with a lightly peated Talisker 10, Mouchao Licorosco fortified wine & hazelnut syrup. 👌
Herbert Warren Wind, the doyen of American golf writers, on first viewing the Ballybunion links back in 1967, described it as "nothing less than the finest seaside course I have ever seen." The iconic 11th hole is certainly 💯.