Making an Irish Coffee at the Buena Vista Cafe

Making an Irish Coffee at the Buena Vista Cafe

Shares:
147

In an age of artisanal ice and ludicrous infusions, it’s nice to have a well-made classic. And no one does the classic Irish Coffee like the Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco. They perfected the recipe back in 1952, and they haven’t changed it since. We stopped by to see how one is made.



1. Fill your glass with hot water, then dump it out.




2. Add two sugar cubes.




3. Pour coffee until the glass is 3/4 full.




4. Stir to dissolve.




5. Add a full jigger of Irish Whiskey.




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




7. Enjoy.

Get a Month's Worth of Fresh Shaves for Only $5 Get a Month's Worth of Fresh Shaves for Only $5
Get a Month's Worth of Fresh Shaves for Only $5 PARTNER

How many things can you buy for $5 that will make you look and feel like a million bucks? We can think of exactly one: the Dollar Shave Club Starter Box. For just five bucks, you’ll get a month’s worth of shaves. You’ll receive an Executive handle, Dr. Carver’s Shave Butter, and four stainless steel razor cartridges, enough to last you the next 30 days. That means your mug will feel divine for an entire month. Best of all, you can keep the good shaves coming for just $9 a month and you’re never locked into a secret contract or long-term commitment.

Check it out