The Irish Coffee was invented in Dublin during the 1930s and has been a staple ever since for any cocktail lover.

Enjoy a spiked coffee on National Irish Coffee Day, January 25th.

Macchiato Martini cocktail

Macchiato Martini

Macchiato Martini

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 1 shot of Espresso
  • 1/2 oz. Chocolate Syrup
  • Chocolate Cookie Crumbles (for Garnish)

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice.  Strain the ingredients into a martini glass with no ice. Garnish with chocolate cookie crumbles.


Mint Mocha Spiked Coffee cocktail

Mint Mocha Spiked Coffee

Mint Mocha Spiked Coffee

Courtesy of Pam Wiznitzer, Seamstress 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream
  • 1 oz. Branca Menta
  • 3 oz. Cold Coffee

Preparation: Build ingredients and stir.


The Teeling Whiskey Irish Coffee, bottle and coffee beans

The Teeling Whiskey Irish Coffee

The Teeling Whiskey Irish Coffee

Ingredients:

  • 1 1⁄2 oz. Teeling Small Batch Whiskey
  • 4 oz. Freshly Brewed, Robust Coffee
  • 1/2 oz. Spiced Stout Syrup*
  • Orange Zested Cream
  • Freshly Grated Nutmeg (for Garnish)

Preparation: Preheat glass with some warm water and discard, add the Teeling Whiskey, stout syrup, brewed coffee and stir to combine. Warm a large spoon and gently pour the cream over the back of the spoon and onto the coffee. Garnish with fresh nutmeg.

*Spiced Stout Syrup

(makes approximately 3 pints of syrup)

Ingredients:

  • 32 oz. (2 pints) Irish Stout (Guinness or similar)
  • 4 cups Demerara Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Whole Cloves
  • 1/2 cup Pimento/Allspice
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 whole Orange Zest
  • 2 inch Fresh Ginger Grated
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 Whole Star Anise Pods

Preparation: Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a simmer, allowing to simmer for ten minutes. Remove from heat and allow to steep for five minutes. Strain through a fine sieve and cheesecloth and into bottle. Keeps for two weeks refrigerated.