The Perfect Irish Coffee

De Perfecte Irish Coffee

A sweet pick-me-up with spice

Said to have been invented in Ireland in the 1940s, this heart-warming drink was originally intended to boost the spirits of weary travelers. Today, many enjoy Irish Coffee after a meal, as a delicious dessert drink. In this article we take you through the recipe for this classic, so that you too can enjoy a well-deserved boost!

Ingredients for the Perfect Irish Coffee

For this heart-warming drink you need the following ingredients:

  • 60ml whiskey : The soul of the Irish Coffee, choose good quality for the best taste.
  • 60ml strong coffee : A robust base that provides depth and warmth. We recommend our Grande Aroma Blend
  • Fresh Whipped Cream : The soft, creamy top that completes the experience.
  • 1 small tablespoon brown sugar : For a subtle sweetness. You can also use white sugar, depending on what you have on hand.

Step-by-step: How to Make Irish Coffee

Making Irish Coffee is a simple, but careful task. Follow these steps for best results:

  1. Preparation : Start by warming your glass by leaving hot water in it. This helps to keep your drink warm for longer.

  2. Heat up whiskey : Heat the whiskey in a pan over low heat. Add a tablespoon of brown sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Depending on your sweet preference, you can add a little more sugar.

  3. Combine whiskey and coffee : Pour the warm water from your glass and add the warmed whiskey. Then carefully pour the coffee onto the whiskey, preferably over the rounded side of a spoon. This helps to separate the layers. You can also pre-mix the coffee and whiskey if you prefer.

  4. Add the whipped cream : Whip the cream halfway until it has the consistency of thick yogurt. Carefully pour the cream over the back of a spoon on top of your drink, so that it forms a nice layer on top of the coffee.

Tips for the Perfect Irish Coffee

  • Serve without a spoon : You are not supposed to stir the cream into the coffee and whiskey. The idea is that you drink the coffee and whiskey through the cream, which provides a unique taste experience.
  • Coffee choice : For an extra taste dimension, the Grande Aroma blend from Mokabon is an excellent choice, tastes great with milk preparations and is therefore perfect for an Irish Coffee.

Irish Coffee is more than just a drink; it's an experience. It combines the warmth of good coffee with the rich depth of whiskey, topped with a soft cream layer that makes every sip a pleasure. With this recipe and the accompanying tips you can prepare the perfect Irish Coffee at home and enjoy a wonderful moment for yourself or with friends. Cheers to the little pleasures that make life sweet!

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