Casey's Irish Pub Recipes

Mix This: Irish Coffee

April 11th, 2012 — 2:07pm

The Irish Coffee

- 2 parts Bushmills Irish Whiskey
- 4 parts Coffee
- 1 ½ parts fresh hand whipped cream
- 1 brown sugar cube

Combine the Bushmills, coffee, and sugar cube to a mug and muddle the sugar cube until you can’t see any of it in the drink.  Hand whip your cream for about one minute and top off the coffee with it.

The Irish Coffee was created 100 years ago by Joe Sheridan, head chef at Foynes County, Limerick, Ireland.  The idea for it originated after a group of American passengers arrived after disembarking from a Pan Am flying boat.  It was winter and they were all very tired.  Sheridan added some whiskey to their coffee to warm them up a bit more.  After asking if they were being served Brazilian coffee, Sheridan replied,”no, it’s Irish Coffee.”

Irish Coffee was then brought over to San Francisco after Stanton Delaplane, a travel writer, drank some at the Shannon International Airport in Ireland.  He also worked for the Buena Vista Café in San Francisco, and started serving it on November 10, 1952..  He re-created the recipe by floating cream on top of the coffee.

Irish coffee is now served all over the world, in different variations.  But true Irish coffee always has a good Irish coffee to go along with it.

Jeff Marino, Casey’s Irish Pub, GM

Casey’s Pickleback

March 6th, 2012 — 11:49am

Although most 213 bars are known for their different niche cocktails, Casey’s Irish Pub takes a different approach to keep its customers coming back time and time again. Not only are we known for our famous Pickleback chaser which compliments a delicious shot of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey, we also make our own pickle juice in house. A pickleback is a chaser of pickle brine following a shot of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey. The subtle saltiness and vinegar of the pickle juice neutralizes the burn of the whiskey, while pulling through the sweet smoothness of its flavor. On weekends we literally serve hundreds of picklebacks, as well as all throughout the week. You might be able to get pickle juice anywhere, but the chef’s here at Casey’s have tweaked their pickle juice recipe to be a perfect complement with a shot of Jameson’s and they’re not giving that away. So stop by today, say hello and try one of our famous Picklebacks.