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Buttery Coffee with Stout

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two pint glasses of buttery coffee with stout

Coffee with butter has become a darling of the hot beverage world recently, taking coffee shops by storm. This recipe takes the beverage in a fun direction by adding stout and a splash of whiskey. Enjoy it in a pint glass with good company!

Makes: two 1/2 cup portions
Prep Time: 15 minutes


  • 50 ml / 3 tbsp cold whipping cream
  • 30 g / 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 15 g / 1 tbsp Crystal margarine
  • 50 ml / 4 tbsp whiskey, preferably Irish
  • 60 ml / 1/4 cup freshly brewed coffee
  • Irish stout to top


  1. Make a fresh pot of brewed coffee.
  2. Whip cream until peaks form, reserve in the fridge until needed.
  3. Fill heatproof glasses with boiled water to heat them, and discard water once the drink is ready to pour.
  4. Put brown sugar and margarine in a heat-proof container (such as a Pyrex measuring cup) and cook on high for one minute. Mix until all sugar is dissolved.
  5. margarine and brown sugar
    melted sugar and margarine

  6. Pour coffee and whiskey into the margarine and sugar mixture, mix well.
  7. Pour into warmed heatproof glasses and top with stout, leaving enough room for the cream.
  8. Top with a healthy dollop of cream.

Chef Notes

  • If you choose to use a piping bag for your whipped cream, create a seal on the glass by filling in a circular motion from the outside.

two pint glasses of buttery coffee with stout, topped with whipped cream

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