Irish coffee is a widely celebrated drink that is typically a mix of whiskey and coffee. The national coffee day is now receiving main stream coverage from Parade Magazine, who gave recipe recommendations to celebrate the holiday. Whether your Irish coffee is sophisticated or not, always drink Irish coffee in moderation.
The cold days of Winter really invites a warm drink in the morning. Joe Sheridan invented Irish Coffee in 1943 as a way to warm up and calm down flight passengers after planes landed. Some may use Irish coffee for different celebrations but i was intended as a warm Winter drink. His coffee in Foynes terminal is now a historical site.
The Flying Boat Museum now features Joe’s invention as a historical icon. Joe presented the drink to the Brendan O’Regan in Ireland and the drink became a huge success. The Brendan O’Regan Restaurant still is one of the most popular restaurants in the country.
Scientific studies show that both coffee and alcohol consumption increases creativity and productiveness. Consuming large quantities of the mix is entirely unnecessary, but small drinks during the day is alright. It is also a great way to start the working day in the morning.
Irish coffee may also have life extension properties thanks to the mix of whiskey and coffee. Vinepair published an article on how the regular whiskey drinker Mariano Rotelli lived past the age of 100. Mariano claims that he rarely goes to the doctor and has even outlived most of his previous physicians.