Irish Coffee

Renée G.

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@ReneeCooks

Pouring nearly 2,000 Irish Coffees each day, The Buena Vista Cafe in Los Angeles, reigns supreme as master of the cream-capped glass. Each element of this time-honored recipe has been tested to achieve the perfect balance of fresh-brewed coffee, Irish whiskey and whipped and lightly sweetened cream. If you think you hate coffee, you’ve clearly never had one of these.


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Serves:

1

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 oz. irish whiskey
1/2 oz. bailey's irish cream
hot coffee
whipped cream
green creme de menthe

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Build this in an Irish coffee mug by pouring in the first two ingredients to measure.
2
Pour the coffee into the mug, leaving about a half inch on top. Top off with whipped cream.
3
Lightly pour green creme de menthe on top of the whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Irish