It’s that time of year ~ time to take out your favorite bottle of Irish whiskey and celebrate ~ no, not for St. Paddy’s but for National Irish Coffee Day!
National Irish Coffee Day takes place on Saturday, January 25th. What better bottle than Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey to help you whip up some Irish Coffees, warm-up and get in the spirit. Triple distilled and aged in oak barrels, delivering a taste that is smooth and approachable with hints of vanilla, honey-like sweetness and toasted wood, Proper No. Twelve is the perfect Irish whiskey to serve up with some fresh coffee and cream.
If you’re looking to take your Irish Coffee game to the next level, Proper No. Twelve is offering up some delicious recipes listed below. Enjoy!
PROPER IRISH COFFEE ~ Created by Lucas Robinson, Corporate Beverage Director Catch Hospitality, Catch Steak (NYC)
- 1.25oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
- .5oz Ancho Reyes
- .25oz Giffard Crème de Cacao
- .25oz 2:1 Demerara Syrup
- 3.5oz Coffee
METHOD: Build-in a snifter, stir all ingredients, top with whipped cream and garnish with grated nutmeg and pocky stick
A PROPER COFFEE ~ Created by Sonny Verdini, Bar Manager, TRADE (Boston, MA)
- 2 oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
- 1.5oz Boston Harbor Coffee Liqueur
- 1oz Mandarine Napoleon
- .5oz Benedictine
Instructions: Shake/Strain into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with hand-whipped cream and coffee beans.
“The Mad Mac” ~ Gavin McMonigle, Piss & Vinegar, Philadelphia
- 2 oz. Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
- 1 Part Mexican Coffee Liqueur
- 2 scoops Mint Chocolate ice cream
Instructions: Hard shake all ingredients in a tin with crushed ice. strain into 6 oz. Irish coffee glass and serve.