So good is the combination that in the speciality coffee world the Irish coffee is still the one compulsory drink of three that baristas must master in the World Coffee in Good Spirits competition held each year, putting their own stamp on the classic recipe.
Since opening our café in Manchester, Atkinsons Mackie Mayor
, cocktails have begun to play a big part in our offering due to our late openings times (coinciding with amazing food offering in the main hall). Unsurprisingly, the Irish coffee is one of the cocktails we have had the pleasure of getting to know quite well. After playing around with various ratios, coffees, brew recipes and even sugars we’re currently settled on a recipe which features our house espresso and Mackie favourite, Brazil São Francisco. If you’re interested in having a go at this at home, here’s our current Irish coffee recipe;