A hot Irish classic, making a great Irish coffee is really simple and a great winter indulgence.


  • Irish whiskey of your choice
  • Your favourite coffee beans or fresh ground coffee
  • Brown sugar
  • Milk
  • Coffee beans and toasted almond flakes for garnish


Fresh grind your favourite coffee beans to a fine espresso grind.

Tamp down evenly. Ideally you want a smooth flat surface with no gaps.

Run your espresso immediately.

Half fill your glass with hot water.irishcoffee4

Add sugar, 1 to 2 teaspoons depending on taste and stir until dissolved

Add your fresh espresso coffee

Add 1 tot of Irish whiskey

Steam your milk to a consistent texture with not too much foam.

Gently pour your milk over your coffee, using the back of a spoon to keep the milk from mixing with the coffee.

Garnish with coffee beans and roasted almond flakes and serve.

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