Irish coffee is a delicious anytime cocktail that, when done right (follow these steps), can be one of the best whiskey drinks in the world. The biggest issue you’re going to have in making one, though, is choosing the right whiskey.
Some like a whiskey that disappears into the background and lets the coffee and cream take the spotlight. Others like the three to support one another, taking turns in the starring role.
Whether you like yours whiskey forward or whiskey muted, we’ve collected a few of our favorite Irish whiskeys to help make the best cocktail for your preference.