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  • Skip the Line: Easy Irish Coffee

    March 16, 2019 1 min read

    Whatever your traditions may be, we think the most important part of St. Patrick's Day is starting the morning with the perfect blend of bold coffee and a splash of strong whiskey. To help you get the party going, we have put together our favorite recipe of the iconic Irish coffee!

    Ingredients

    • 4 ounces of Strong Brewed Grounds & Hounds Alpha Blend
    • 1 ½ ounces of Irish Whiskey (Tullamore DEW is our personal choice)
    • ½ tablespoon of maple syrup
    • 1 ounce of heavy cream (optional)
    • 2 ounces of whipped cream
    • Nutmeg for garnish (optional)

     Directions

    1). Brew a strong cup of Grounds & Hounds Alpha Blend. We recommend using the French Press method for a more robust and rich coffee base. Also, the dark roast of Alpha Blend will pair perfectly with the savory Irish Coffee ingredients. 

    2). Grab a mug that speaks to the occasion and add one ounce of your favorite Irish Whiskey 

    3). Then, to add a touch of sweetness to the drink, add in ½ tablespoon of maple syrup and one ounce of heavy cream 

    4). Next, fill your mug with the fresh brewed Alpha Blend coffee, stopping about 1 inch short of the cup's brim. 

    5). Finally, top off your Irish coffee with a dollop of whipped cream and sprinkle nutmeg to garnish. 

    We hope you all have a lucky St. Patrick's Day, one full of surprises, great food, hardy laughs and of course, a morning coffee cocktail to match. If you're feeling particularly festive all year round, our "Luck of the Dog" tee might be just what you're looking for. Cheers!

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