Irish Coffee is a simple drink, centered on incorporating just three ingredients and keeping whiskey at the forefront.
It’s enjoyed worldwide as everything from a brunch cocktail to a dessert option, but with National Irish Coffee Day coming up on January 25, it’s time to give this timeless caffeinated cocktail a bit of extra special attention.
Bartenders and cocktail aficionados will agree that Irish Coffee is all about tinkering the recipe so it’s just right. “Most places around the world, it’s got too much coffee or whiskey, terrible cream, too sweet or too dry or too hot,” said Jack McGarry of legendary Irish cocktail bar The Dead Rabbit in New York City. “It’s to be treated like a cocktail in that all ingredients are evident but nothing dominant. We also focus on…