Irish Coffee Glasses
Irish Coffee Glasses

Irish Coffee Glasses

The Irish Gift House offers several different Irish coffee glasses in the traditional style with feet and handles. Our Irish coffee mugs range from humorous to fine Belleek China along with Galway Crystal.
The principle difference between regular coffee and Irish coffee is the added Irish whiskey along with brown sugar and floating cream; these Irish coffee glasses are perfectly designed for this cocktail. The Irish Gift House offers various designs that are enhanced with shamrocks and Celtic knots along with the ingredients and the recipe.

Belleek Irish Coffee Glasses

The Belleek Irish coffee mugs feature shamrocks and the embossed basket weave design on fine china.
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Irish Coffee Glasses: Galway Crystal

These Irish coffee glasses feature crystal that is etched with ingredient marks along with shamrocks galore.
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Irish Coffee Glasses with Celtic Knot: Galway Crystal

This etched pair of crystal Irish coffee glasses features the Trinity knot along with shamrocks.
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Irish Coffee Glasses with Blessing: Galway Crystal

This etched pair of crystal Irish coffee glasses features the Irish blessing along with shamrocks.
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Irish Coffee Glasses: Recipe

These footed Irish coffee glasses feature a map of Ireland along with ingredient measurements.
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Irish Coffee Glass with Recipe and Leprechaun

This footed Irish coffee glass features a humorous message and a leprechaun along with shamrocks and a recipe.
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Irish Coffee Glass: Claddagh

This footed Irish coffee mug features the Claddagh and Celtic knot-work along with a traditional blessing.
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This creative version of coffee was first served by Joe Sheridan to some American tourists one dismal winter night in 1942 after they had landed at Shannon Airport in Co. Clare, Ireland.  To help cut the chill, Sheridan added Irish whiskey, sugar and cream to the passengers' coffee and Irish coffee was born.

This after dinner drink is prepared by warming, but not boiling, 2 2/3 ounces of black coffee, 1 1/3 ounce Irish whiskey and 1 teaspoon of brown sugar that is stirred until it is dissolved; note that the sugar is essential for the next ingredient, the cream, to float.  Pour the mixture into an Irish coffee glass and carefully pour thick cream over the back of a spoon.  The layer of cream will float on top of the coffee and you will build the layer of cream above the rim of the Irish coffee glass.   Do not stir the cream into the beverage as you will sip the cocktail through the cream.

The Irish Gift House also offers a collection of Irish coffee mugs that you would use for a regular cup of joe.