This cocktail is always served in an Irish coffee cup, which is clear to show off the light cream against the dark coffee and has a handle to prevent burns from a hot glass. Warm the glasses by filling them with hot water and letting them sit for a few minutes before pouring out the water.
My father-in-law served Irish Coffee to me, as he got it served in Dublin, sometime in the early 50`s. Not with whipped cream, but with pure unwhipped double cream, like a lid that prevents the whiskey (which has been added immediately before) from evaporating
Too sweet. Cut down sugar to 2 tablespoons.
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