Irish Coffee

Maximilian Lucena

What is the difference between coffee and Irish coffee? Irish coffee has four main ingredients: coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar and cream. But there are many variations of this classic coffee drink, which we will explore.  Is Irish coffee Irish? It turns out that Irish coffee was, in fact, created in Ireland.  The history of Irish coffee—along with the story of how this spiked drink spread around the world—is plenty more interesting than just some Irishman pouring whiskey in his coffee cup and calling it a cocktail. Now for the non-alcohol drinking readers I have just the twist for you laddie...

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