Espresso Martini

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 160 calories in one serving of Espresso Martini.

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Espresso Martini image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) plus float 3 coffee beans on surface

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 12 fl oz Ketel One Vodka
1 fl oz Espresso coffee (freshly made & hot)
23 fl oz Coffee liqueur
1 pinch Salt (optional)
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Comment:

Forget the 'Vodka Red Bull', this is the cocktail connoisseur's way of combining caffeine and vodka.

Variant:

Some prefer the simpler equal parts version of the Espresso Martini but we think our recipe a tad more balanced. However, depending on your coffee liqueur and /or palate, you want to add 2.5ml to 5ml sugar syrup to our recipe.

About:

Created by the legendary Dick Bradsell in 1983, you can read the full story behind this popular cocktail, much of it in Dick's own words, on our Espresso Martini encyclopedia page.

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