- 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 jigger Irish whiskey
- (1-1/2 ounces or
- 3 tablespoons)
- Heavy cream, slightly whipped
Fill a footed (or standard) mug with hot water to preheat it, then empty. Pour piping-hot coffee into warmed glass until it’s about 3/4 full. Add brown sugar and stir until completely dissolved. Blend in Irish whiskey. Top with a collar of the whipped heavy cream by pouring gently over the back of spoon. Serve hot.
Source: Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, foodnetwork.com
Hot Apple Pie
- 2 ounces Tuaca (a citrus vanilla Italian liqueur)
- Hot apple cider
- Whipped cream
- Cinnamon stick for garnish
Pour Tuaca in an Irish coffee glass. Fill with hot apple cider. Top with whipped cream. Garnish with a cinnamon stick
- 1 pint port wine
- 10 sugar cubes
- 3 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1 lemon twist
- 1 quart boiling water
Rub the cubes of sugar with the lemon twist and add them with the lemon juice to the port. Pour in a quart of boiling water and stir. Sprinkle
top with nutmeg and serve
Source: Complete World Bartender Guide.
Apple Cider Martini
- 2 ounces vodka
- 1 ounce Calvados (French apple brandy)
- ½ ounce cinnamon vodka
- 2 ounces apple cider or apple juice
Fill a martini glass with ice water to cool it, and set aside. Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker over ice. Stir vigorously with a cocktail spoon. Pour ice water out of prepared glass. Strain apple martini into glass.
Source: Entertaining Ideas Catering, The New York Times.