Perk up St. Pat’s Day with perfect Irish coffee

March 12, 2013 at 2:11 am in The Daily Republic

Though it seems likely that people have been introducing a drop or two of whiskey into coffee for a while, the drink as a cocktail was popularized in Ireland at the Foynes port, precursor to Shannon Airport, in the 1940s when chef Joe Sheridan decided to pep up some coffee with Irish whiskey to cheer chilly travelers.
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