Irish Coffee

  • Serves

    makes 1 drink


Native Dubliner Cathal Armstrong, chef of Restaurant Eve in Alexandria, Virginia, recommends using Red Breast or Paddy Irish whiskey in this pick-me-up.


  • 34 cup strong, hot coffee
  • 3 tbsp. Irish whiskey
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. heavy cream, whipped nearly to soft peak stage


Step 1

Combine coffee, whiskey, and sugar in an Irish coffee glass; stir with a spoon to combine. Pour cream over back of spoon into glass and serve immediately.

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