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Serves : makes 1 drink

San Francisco’s Buena Vista restaurant claims to have made America’s first Irish Coffee, in 1952. One of their patrons, a travel writer named Stanton Delaplane, tasted the drink at Shannon Airport in Ireland and helped the restaurant re-create it. Slideshow: Warming Drinks

How to Make It


In a warmed mug or heatproof glass, stir the sugar into the coffee until dissolved. Stir in the whiskey, then garnish the drink with the whipped cream.

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