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The Buena Vista Irish Coffee

Submitted by: Kristina_Vanni

The Buena Vista Irish Coffee
2010-12-17 Beverages
5 59

Learn from the best! The Buena Vista in San Francisco invented the Irish Coffee and now you can enjoy it anytime at home.

  • Servings: 1


6 oz Hot, fresh brewed coffee
2 Sugar Cubes
1 Jigger (or Shot) of Your Favorite Irish Whiskey
Fresh (preferably Homemade) Whipped Cream


Fill glass with very hot water to pre-heat, then empty.

Pour hot coffee into hot glass until it is about three-quarters full. Drop in two cocktail sugar cubes.

Stir until the sugar is thoroughly dissolved.

Add full jigger of Irish Whiskey for proper taste and body.

Top with a collar of lightly whipped whipping cream by pouring gently over a spoon.

Enjoy it while piping hot.