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Old 12-09-2007, 11:08 PM posted to sci.chem,rec.food.drink
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Default How Does Sugar Help Cream Float On Irish Coffee

On Sep 12, 2:37 pm, Mark Thorson wrote:
According to Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_coffee

"Although this beverage may be served without sugar,
doing so would prevent the cream from floating on top
of the coffee in the traditional manner."


It changes the fluid's average density? Similar to adding salt...

David A. Smith