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INTRODUCING

A UNIQUELY STRONG IRISH WHISKEY CREAM, created from the finest pot-still Irish whiskies, craft distilled Irish potcheen (Irish moonshine), and fresh Irish cream. Honoring the spirit of the HARD CHAW in us all.

Part STRONG. Part SMOOTH. ALL IRISH.

INTRODUCING

A UNIQUELY STRONG IRISH WHISKEY CREAM, created from the finest pot-still Irish whiskies, craft distilled Irish potcheen (Irish moonshine), and fresh Irish cream. Honoring the spirit of the HARD CHAW in us all.

Part STRONG. Part SMOOTH. ALL IRISH.

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STRONG IRISH

This is not your grandmother’s drink. Hard Chaw was born out of the need for a more potent Irish Whiskey cream that contains 50% more alcohol by volume than the traditional Irish Cream.

Hard Chaw is made exclusively in Ireland from Irish Whiskey, Irish Cream & Irish Potcheen (moonshine). This firewater was banned in Ireland for centuries and only recently legalized in 1997.

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IRISH OWNED

Colm O’Neill from Cork is a former All-Ireland winning Gaelic Football player. Retired from sport, Colm became an entrepreneur in the hospitality industry in the US.

In addition to owning several Irish pubs, Colm created Hard Chaw, a uniquely Strong Irish Cream to fill the need for an authentically produced, high-strength Irish spirit in an otherwise monotonous market.

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IRISH MADE

Knowing that high quality ingredients are paramount to a great tasting shot; we’ve combined craft distilled Potcheen and high-strength Irish Whiskey with dairy fresh cream, delivering a bold and delicious taste, with a Strong Irish kick.

Potcheen has a geographical designation from the EU.  Any label that includes Potcheen must be distilled & produced entirely in Ireland.

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WHAT IS A HARD CHAW?

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Hard Chaw (Noun; Def): Hard Chaws are men and women strengthened by life’s challenges, who spend their days defying the odds. They are resistant blokes with iron chins — the Hard Chaw gets stronger with every blow he takes. You can’t knock him out, and you can’t make her quit. When others give up, you’ll find the Hard Chaw standing, full of courage, still persevering, still learning, refusing to quit until the job is done.

From the Bare-Knuckle Fighters, the Progress Builders, the Deep-Sea Divers, the First-Responders, to the Female Pilots of WWII, honoring these Hard Chaws by recounting their stories is not only an honor, but our duty. Please come back for a new tale every so often.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Bare-Knuckle Boxing originated in Ireland and was recognized as a sport in the early 1700s. The essence of the bare-knuckle fight was to see mortal men elevate themselves to heroic status by both delivering and enduring punishment in fights that could last an eternity, or end prematurely by vicious knockout. Those participating in the spectacle were obviously tough guys, resilient men with a never say die attitude. These men became known by a special term: The Hard Chaw.

Fighter Bill O’Driscoll from Mallow County Cork, Ireland, for example, was a Hard Chaw. After escaping Spike Island Prison where he was serving time for smuggling arms in the fight against the British, O’Driscoll eventually made his living with his fists, first joining a Circus to fight any man who would dare to step in the ring with him, and then fighting for cash as a fugitive on the run from the “black & tans”.

Consider two more examples… “Sir Dan” Donelly, an Irish carpenter who was the 9th of 17 siblings and the first to survive adolescence. His abnormally long arms and legendary exploits in the ring made him a national hero, so much so that his right arm was studied by science after his death and ultimately mummified. Or, the story of Hugh O’Neil, an Irish miner, who fought a legendary bout with Ohio-Born John C. Orem that allegedly lasted a continuous 5 hours and 30 minutes of bone crunching pugilism.

We’d like to tip our hat to these authentic Hard Chaws by sharing with you a drink just as strong and proud as the original and legendary Irish bare-knuckle fighters.

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STRONG IRISH TASTE.

Hard Chaw is made exclusively in Ireland from Irish Whiskey, Irish Cream & Irish Potcheen (moonshine). This firewater was banned in Ireland for centuries and only recently legalized in 1997. It also has a geographical designation from the European Union. Any label that includes Potcheen must be distilled & produced entirely in Ireland.

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HARD CHAW RECIPES

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The Hard Chaw Way

Preparation

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 1 ½ oz Chilled Hard Chaw

Chill Hard Chaw ice cold, dispense into shot glass. SIMPLE. STRONG.

The Down Bourbon

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • ¾ oz Chilled Hard Chaw
  • ¾ oz Bourbon

Shaken over ice and strained. Serve on Rocks glass.

The H-Bomb

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 1½ oz Hard Chaw
  • 12 oz Nitro Stout

Serve Hard Chaw in shot glass on the side of the Stout in an Imperial pint glass.  Customer drops the shot glass into the Stout and downs the bomb.

The ChocolateCherry Bomb

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 1 oz Chilled Hard Chaw
  • ½ oz Irish Whiskey
  • ½ oz Amaretto Liqueur
  • 12 oz Cola

Serve Hard Chaw, Irish whiskey, amaretto and coffee liqueur in shot glass on the side of the cola in a shaker pint glass.  Customer drops the shot glass into the energy drink and downs the bomb.

The Hard Nuts

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 2 oz Hard Chaw
  • 1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur
  • ½ oz Irish Whiskey
  • 5 oz Freshly Brewed Hot Coffee
  • 2 oz Shaken Heavy Cream

Add Hard Chaw, hazelnut Liqueur and whiskey to tulip glass or mug, add coffee, float cream on top. Garnish with a ground nutmeg.

The Tall Hard Chaw

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 2 oz Chilled Hard Chaw

Chill Hard Chaw ice cold, dispense into tall shot glass. JUST AS SIMPLE & STRONG. JUST TALLER.

The LuxHard

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • ¾ oz Chilled Hard Chaw
  • ¾ oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 1 Luxardo Cherry

Add the cherry to the bottom of the cordial, pour the schnapps over, using the back of a spoon, layer the Hard Chaw on top of the schnapps. Serve on Rocks glass.

The Nuclear Bomb

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • ¾ oz Hard Chaw
  • ¾ oz Irish Whiskey
  • 12 oz Irish Lager

Serve Hard Chaw in shot glass on the side of the Irish Lager in an Imperial pint glass. Customer drops the shot glass into the Lager and downs the bomb.

The Hard Vegas Bomb

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • ½ oz Hard Chaw
  • ½ oz Irish Whiskey
  • ½ oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 8.4 oz Energy Drink

With the back of a spoon, layer schnapps, Hard Chaw, Irish whiskey in shot glass on the side of the energy drink in a shaker pint glass.  Customer drops the shot glass into the energy drink and downs the bomb.

The Hard Starter

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 2 oz Hard Chaw
  • 1 Shots Freshly Brewed Espresso
  • 1 Turbinado or Demerara Sugar Cube
  • 2 oz Steamed Whole Milk Foam
  • Steamed Whole Milk

Place sugar cube in latte glass, brew a double espresso directly on to sugar cube, add Hard Chaw, do not stir, top with milk foam, fill with steamed milk. Garnish with ground espresso.

The Down Hard for the Count

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • ¾ oz Chilled Hard Chaw
  • ¾ oz Coffee Liqueur
  • ½ oz Orange Cognac
  • ½ oz Dark Crème de Cocoa

Shaken over ice and strained. Serve on Rocks glass.

The Chaw Whitetini

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 2 oz Chilled Hard Chaw
  • 1 oz High Proof Potcheen (100 proof or better) or Vodka
  • ½ oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz Chilled Espresso

In a shaker glass half filled with ice add, Hard Chaw, Potcheen, espresso & coffee liqueur, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with cocoa powder and 3 coffee beans.

The Flash Bomb

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 1 ½ oz Hard Chaw
  • 12 oz Red Ale

Serve Hard Chaw in shot glass on the side of the Irish Red Ale in an Imperial pint glass. Customer drops the shot glass into the Ale and downs the bomb.

Hot, Hard & Buttery

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 2 oz Hard Chaw
  • 1 oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • ½ oz Irish Whiskey
  • 5 oz Freshly Brewed Hot Coffee
  • 2 oz Shaken Heavy Cream

Add Hard Chaw, schnapps and whiskey to tulip glass or mug, add coffee, float cream on top. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

The Hard Finish

PREPARATION

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • 1 oz Hard Chaw
  • 1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur
  • ½ oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 5 oz Freshly Brewed Hot Coffee
  • 2 oz Shaken Heavy Cream

Add Hard Chaw, hazelnut and coffee liqueurs to tulip glass or Irish coffee mug, add coffee, float cream on top. Garnish with cocoa powder.

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