Lir Irish Coffee Recipe

The Perfect Lir Irish Coffee

Oct 20, 2022
Just like whiskey, an Irish Coffee is a drink that needs attention to be made to perfection. Irish Coffee was invented in 1947 by Joe Sheriddan in Shannon Airport when transatlantic flights recommenced after WW2. Joe wanted to serve the travellers an Irish drink, with the obvious choice being tea and whiskey! When he realised that American’s drank a lot of coffee so he carried out an experiment.

Enter: The (Lir) Irish Coffee

How do you make yours? Here’s our recipe:

▶️ 2 parts Lir Green Crest
▶️ 3 parts Americano coffee
▶️ 0.5 part Demerara sugar
▶️ 2 parts cream
▶️ Sprinkling of Nutmeg

- Heat your Irish Coffee glass.
- Pour Lir Green Crest, hot coffee and Demerara sugar into your glass.
- Shake double cream in a shaker until thickened before layering over the drink.
- Garnish with a grating of nutmeg and enjoy!