Irish Coffee

The Irish Coffee is one of the most iconic looking drinks, with its dark black body and a perfect thick white head. Yet to achieve that iconic look, there are a couple of insider tricks to get there, aerating the cream and dissolving the sugar!

It is said that it was created in 1943 by Joe Sheridan, chef at Foynes Port near Limerick, Ireland. On a winter’s night a flight had to turn back due to bad weather and Joe mixed up this heady and warming concoction to soothe the woes of the stranded passengers. Read More





  • 45 ml IRISH WHISKEY (1 1/2 parts)
  • 45 ml ESPRESSO (1 1/2 parts)
  • 90 ml HOT WATER (3 parts)
  • 7.5 ml SOFT BROWN SUGAR (heaped tsp)
  • 30 ml HEAVY CREAM (1 part)
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What else?

GLASS – Wine Glass or Liqueur Coffee Glass 

How to make it

  • 1 – Add sugar, hot water and espresso to glass and stir to dissolve the sugar.
  • 2 – Add whiskey – we like to be able to taste the whiskey in balance with the other ingredients, but if you want to add a little less, adjust to your taste.
  • 3 – Lightly whip the cream.
  • 4 – Stir the base mix to get it spinning, then pour the lightly whipped cream over a spoon onto the surface of the liquid!
  • 5 – Sprinkle a little brown sugar over the top of the cream to garnish and serve.
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