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The Irish Coffee

4th December, 2016

With December upon us, I felt emboldened to tackle one of the most controversial creations in cocktail history, the Irish Coffee.

The classic story most of us in Ireland were brought up on is that it was invented, on the spot, in Foynes Seaplane Airport on a stormy night in the winter of 1943 by one Joe Sheridan.

Sheridan was a chef born in Tyrone who had lived and worked in Dublin for over a decade....

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