How To Make An Irish Coffee In Four Easy Steps (And Five Coffee Tools You Need Today!)

Date Posted:25 August 2022 

Irish Coffee is a perfect winter cocktail you can easily whip up at home. All you have to do is add traditional Irish whiskey in your favourite cup of coffee. But to make the best Irish coffee, splurge on the highest quality coffee and cream you can buy and pair it with a classic Irish whiskey in the market.

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • ¾ cup hot coffee
  • 1 ½ ounces Irish whiskey
  • 1 ounce whipped cream


  1. Add 2 teaspoons of brown sugar to a heatproof glass.
  2. Pour in 3/4 cup of hot coffee.
  3. Add 1 1/2 ounces of whiskey.
  4. Spoon in 1 ounce of whipped cream.

Before you can make an Irish coffee, you need to make a good cup of coffee so here are five tools we recommend from the PurpleSpoilz store:

Bialetti’s Tuttocrema

Bialetti’s Tuttocrema is the simple and practical way to prepare delicious frothy creamy milk, in the comfort of your own home.



Warm the milk directly on the stovetop to your preferred temperature. Remove from the heat and pump the plunger a few times to make frothy creamy milk for your breakfast coffee or hot chocolate. For velvety milk, swirl the milk in the jug a few times and pour straight away.

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Coffee Culture CG100B Grinder

The Coffee Culture CG100B Grinder takes all the guesswork out of obtaining the perfect grind for the perfect cup of coffee.



Simply place the right amount of beans into the bean container (levels are marked) and set the equivalent number of cups of coffee you wish to grind.

Adjust the grinding switch according to your coffee maker and press ON. The CG100B will grind your coffee beans in no time and stop as soon as they are just right for your favourite coffee maker. It has 5 grind settings for the perfect coffee - Coarse (French Press / Plunger), Medium Coarse (Pour Over / Filter / Drip / Cold Brew), Medium (Aeropress / Stovetop), Medium Fine (Espresso Machine / Siphon Brewer) and Fine (Turkish Coffee).

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Hario Buono Kettle

The Hario Buono Kettle is one of the most popular pour over brewing kettles around and for good reason. The Hario Buono has a large capacity 1 liter and is more affordable than most pouring kettles.


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Avanti Cafe Press Plunger

The Avanti Cafe Press Plunger is the ideal vessel for filtering your favourite coffee blend. Contemporary in design, it features a heat resistant glass carafe and nylon handle that will complement any kitchen. The stainless-steel plunger contains a fine-mesh filter for premium extraction of the coffee grounds. The mesh filter delivers the coffee’s aromatic oils and flavours direct to your cup.



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Rhinowares Milk Thermometer

The easy-to-read dial on the Rhinowares Milk Thermometer allows for quick and accurate measure of textured milk and other beverages. The specially designed stainless steel clip allow the thermometer to sit perfectly in any milk pitcher. Designed with positive lock, quick-release action, the thermometer stem can be adjusted to the desired height. When the clip is removed, the thermometer can also be used for general purpose cooking needs. Height of thermometer is 7" (18cm).


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