Vodka Espresso

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Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Float 3 coffee beans in the centre of the drink, arranged in a flower petal formation.

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass.

1 2/3 fl oz Ketel One Vodka
1 1/2 fl oz Espresso coffee (freshly made & hot)
2/3 fl oz Coffee liqueur
1/6 fl oz Sugar syrup (rich) 2 sugar to 1 water
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Review:

Vodka and coffee combine in this tasty wake up call.

Variant:

Pharmaceutical Stimulant, Espresso Martini.

History:

Created by the legendary Dick Bradsell in 1983 at the Soho Brasserie. Dick's original recipe called for 10ml Kahlua and 10ml Tia Maria rather than simply 20ml coffee liqueur.

This is one of a trio of very similar cocktails he created, the most famous being the Espresso Martini.

You can read the full story behind this popular cocktail, much of it in Dick's own words, on our Vodka Espresso/Espresso Martini encyclopedia page.

Nutrition:

There are approximately 189 calories in one serving of Vodka Espresso.

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