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Irish Coffee - STEVEN MACKS

March 17, 2016

Some things always seem great in theory only to be utter letdowns in real life. Cinnamon rolls, to me, are a great example of this phenomenon.  New Year's Eve fits this bill, at least according to How I Met Your Mother. Communism likewise comes to mind. But for me, there are few things that embody "unmet expectations" quite like an Irish Coffee.  Irish Coffee looks great on paper: a steaming-hot cup of strong coffee, a hefty pour of some delicious whiskey, all topped with lucious, subtly sweet whipped cream. What could go wrong? In my experience, just about everything. The typical offering features overly bitter dirty bean water and a shot of some nearly undrinkable dreck, Reddi-Wip sprayed about as...

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