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Irish Goodbye

Image: Jim Vondruska

Say hello to this beer-centric update on the Irish Coffee by Matthew Frederick of EZ Inn in Chicago. And don’t worry, you don’t have to be a beer lover to enjoy it.



  1. Add all the ingredients except the cream in a metal steaming pitcher. Let sit for a few seconds while the nitro from the beer dissipates. Steam with a milk steamer until the temperature reaches 170°F.

  2. Pour into an Irish Coffee mug, and top with the whipped cream.

  3. Garnish with a cinnamon stick.

  4. *Coffee-infused Teeling Small Batch Whiskey: Mix 10 grams instant coffee with 750mL Teeling Small Batch Whiskey.

  5. **Brown sugar coffee syrup: Heat 2 cups water, then add 2 cups dark brown sugar and 1 tbsp instant coffee.