Why not cook up your brew instead of drinking it? Here’s a recipe for Guinness and Bailey Irish Cupcakes that strikes me as rather top-o-the-morning.
Take it one step further, and here’s a recipe for Chocolate Guinness and Whiskey Cupcakes with Bailey’s Frosting. I’d put this into the later-in-the-day category.
And this recipe variation includes a bittersweet ganache with whiskey option within the Guinness Cupcake.