Irish Coffee
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Irish Coffee
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Irish Coffee is a warming, indulgent beverage that combines the rich bitterness of coffee with the sweetness of sugar and the smooth robustness of whiskey, capped with a luxurious layer ... more Irish Coffee is a warming, indulgent beverage that combines the rich bitterness of coffee with the sweetness of sugar and the smooth robustness of whiskey, capped with a luxurious layer of cream. This classic drink hails from Ireland and is traditionally served in an Irish glass, which helps to maintain its temperature and presents the beverage attractively. It offers a harmonious blend of flavors that stimulate the palate, with the whiskey imparting depth and warmth, complemented by the velvety texture of cream that perfectly balances the drink’s profile. The simplicity of its ingredients and preparation makes Irish Coffee a beloved choice for coffee and whiskey enthusiasts alike, appreciated for its comforting qualities and the gentle buzz it provides, making it an ideal choice for cold evenings or leisurely after-dinner conversations.

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Whiskey
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10.67% | 1.6 units *
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Irish glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Cream cocktail ingredient
Cream
30ml 1oz 3cl
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
Teaspoon Teaspoon Teaspoon
Coffee cocktail ingredient
Coffee
75ml 2½oz 7.5cl
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
40ml 1.35oz 4cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Heat the coffee, whisky and sugar together in a saucepan, but do not boil
Pour into an Irish coffee glass and float the cream on top before serving

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