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Traditional Irish Coffee

Course Drinks
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 1


  • Stemmed glass coffee mugs


  • 8 oz coffee
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 oz Jameson or other Irish Whiskey
  • heavy cream
  • boiling water


  • Heat your glass: Pour the boiling water into your glass or mug, swirl it around then dump it out.
  • Add 1 tsp of brown sugar to the bottom of glass.
  • Fill glass halfway with coffee. Stir to dissolve sugar into coffee.
  • Add whiskey.
  • Slightly froth heavy cream, then pour over the back of the spoon and into mug to sit on top of coffee.