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Irish coffee is thought to have been invented in the 1940s by Joseph Sheridan, a chef in western Ireland who added Irish whiskey to hot coffee and floated fresh cream on top.

they are quite warming and satisfying on a cold winter night. Bartender Matt Pruitt honed his skills at a martini bar in Phoenix that offers more than 200 varieties of the cocktail before joining the Silvas’ staff two years ago. He’s concocted a drink sure to warm from the inside out – a Peppermint Patty Martini composed of vodka, coconut and mint liqueurs and served in a glass with powdered chocolate dusted around the rim. He said customers also enjoy the Espresso Martini made with vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur and fresh espresso served warm in a coffee mug. One of the most popular wintertime beverages is Irish coffee. The invention of this relatively recent concoction is generally attributed to Joseph Sheridan, a chef in western Ireland who devised the drink in the 1940s to warm shivering passengers who had just

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