The Dublin Tall: The Origins of the Irish Trash Can

The Trash Can is a popular and spirited drink that made its debut in Ireland in 1690, when it was first named the “Dublin Tall.” Invented by a blacksmith named McGregor, it quickly gained popularity amongst the locals. The drink has sice gone global and has been a favorite among party-goers for centuries.

So what is an Irish Trash Can? It's a combination of and energy drinks that not only packs quite a punch, but also looks amazing with its bright neon green color. The drink starts with 1 ounce each of Blue Curacao, , Light , , Peach Schnapps, and Triple Sec. This is then combined with 8.4 ounces of Red Bull and half a cup of ice to create the signature green hue.

The average by volume (ABV) for most of the ingredients in an Irish Trash Can is 40%. This means it packs quie a punch if you're not prepared for it! However, when enjoyed responsibly and in moderation, this drink can be one of the most enjoyable party drinks around. Not only does it look great but also has an incredibly delicious taste that will make any get-together more memorable.

If you're looking to serve up this refreshing at your next event or gathering, there are some tips to help you make the perfect Irish Trash Can every time:
• Start by measuring out each ingredient carefully – accuracy will help you achieve the perfect flavor balance;
• Be sure to stir all ingredients together thoroughly befre serving;
• Use high-quality ingredients for best results;
• Use clear for presentation purposes – this way everyone can appreciate the bright neon green color!

Whether you're looking for something unique to serve at your next get-together or just want to try out something new at home, an Irish Trash Can is always sure to please! So why not give one a go today? With just a few simple steps and ingredients you'll have yourself an incredible party-starter that's sure to be remembered!

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Contents of an Irish Trash Can

Irish Trash Can is an alcoholic drink made up of a mix of spirits, liqueurs and a can of Red Bull. It cntains 1 ounce of Blue Curacao, 1 ounce of Gin, 1 ounce of Light Rum, 1 ounce of Vodka, 1/2 ounce of Peach Schnapps and 1/2 ounce of Triple Sec. To top it off, it includes a can (8.4 ounces) of Red Bull and 1/2 cup of ice. This combination produces a colorful and bold drink with a sweet taste.

The Origin of the Term ‘Irish Trash Can'

The Irish Trash Can cocktail is so-named because of the bright green hue it takes on when all of its ingredients are combined. The drink consists of a mixture of gin, vodka, rum, triple sec, peach Schnapps, Curacao and Red Bull. This combination of ingredients gives the drink its emerald hue, which is reminiscent of the colors associated with Ireland and its flag. The drink has become popular among party-goers for its refreshing taste and its festive color.

Alcohol Content of an Irish Trash Can

An Irish Trash Can is a popular cocktail that typically contains a variety of alcoholic ingredients, usually including vodka, gin, rum, triple sec and lemon-lime . The average alcohol by volume (abv) of the individual ingredients ranges from around 35-50%, with most brands having an abv of 40%. When all of thse ingredients are combined in the correct proportions, an Irish Trash Can will typically have an abv of around 14-17%. This means that each 12 oz serving of an Irish Trash Can contains approximately 14-17% alcohol by volume.

Invention of the Irish Trash Can

The Irish Trash Can was firt invented in 1690 in Ireland by a blacksmith named McGregor the Red Bull. This invention predates glass, when beverages were only allowed to be served inside a can and had to be opened by a sword. It was originally called “The Dublin Tall”.


The Irish Trash Can is a popular alcoholic drink that has been around since 1690. This festive concoction consists of Blue Curacao, Gin, Light Rum, Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Triple Sec, and Red Bull. Its name comes from its bright green color that is created when all the ingredients are combined. With an average alcohol by volume of 40%, the Irish Trash Can is sure to make any gathering lively. So grab a can and get ready for some good times!

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.