This drink belongs to a family of drinks that are served hot. This drink also belongs to a sub-category under this family of drinks that contains coffee as a primary agent. This drink derives from the spanish coffee, which derives from the irish coffee. Here is an early printing of this drink:
San Diego magazine: Volume 28 in 1976
"Cocktails. Weekdays 10-2; Sat.-Sun., 4-2. El Torito — Mexican dishes, steak, triple margaritas & Mexican coffee. Daily for luncheon & dinner. 1 590 Harbor Island Dr. 299-3464. Also 445 Camino del Rio So., Mission Valley"
This drink is commonly believed to be originally made with kamora coffee liqueur but is not found in literature until:
Brandnames: who owns what by Diane Waxer Frankenstein, George Frankenstein in 1986
"Kamora Coffee Liqueur / American Brands Inc. Karl Manheim / Safeway Stores Inc. Kavlana / Safeway Stores Inc. Keller Geister / National Distillers & Chemical Corp. Kentucky Colonel / National Distillers & Chemical Corp."
This drink most likely contained the newly introduced spirit Tia Maria as seen here:
Orange Coast Magazine - Dec 1987 - Page 231 Vol. 13, No. 12
"coffee and the island-made Tia Maria coffee liqueur. Whatever's being served, expect superb preparations of local ingredients with elegant European accents."
Although, there is no specific piece of literature claiming that Tia Maria is the base ingredient in this drink. This drink dates between 1965 and 1975 and contained at least as of then:
Build these ingredients in an irish coffee glass or other heat retaining vessel:
Coffee Liqueur (likely Tia Maria)
Dark Roast Coffee
Fresh Whipped Heavy Cream (Modern)
Maraschino Cherry (Modern)