You've almost certainly enjoyed the modern classic that is the Espresso Martini but switch the base spirit from vodka to aged grappa and you've an even
Likened to a Vodka & Red Bull for the discerning, the caffeine-loaded Espresso Martini consists of generous shots of vodka and espresso with coffee liqueur.
Grappa is made to go with espresso coffee and adds its distinctive flavour to this cocktail originally made with vodka.
Sip brandy-laced chocolate coffee through a velvety layer of cream. For best results use a milk frother (e.g. Nespresso Aeroccino) to whip and heat your
Based on the eponymous classic Italian dessert, this after-dinner cocktail blends coffee and chocolate with ice-cream, appropriately fortified with a splash
A tasty combination of coffee, chocolate and cream, laced with vodka.
The holy trinity of rum, coconut and pineapple served in a well-balanced, not overly sweet Tiki-style cocktail.
Totally tropical with a sweet tangy edge.
As the name suggests, an orange and chocolate flavoured Vodka Espresso.
Long, creamy and filling banana drink with a 'dirty' flavour and colour courtesy of coffee liqueur. The riper the banana used in this cocktail the better.
Just three ingredients – rum-laced coffee liqueur topped by a velvety layer of indulgent chilled cream. Basically, a rum-based White Russian but that
Dark bitter chocolate and rich espresso with delicate spice.
Not that far removed from a Sazerac cocktail, this is innovative and great tasting.
Dunkel & Stürmig is German for Dark & Stormy and indeed this ia a tasty coffee and cacao spiced rum riff on the classic Dark 'N' Stormy.
Boozed-up and spiced, a coffee espresso has never been so expressive.
Pineapple, almond and coffee combine in this riff on an Espresso Martini.
Balanced, tasty and enlivening, this cocktail is incredibly quick and easy to make using just three ingredients that should be every day essentials in
Naturally, this also works well with well-aged rums, but I prefer the cleaner bite of a rum with a mere three years or so age in this delicious cocktail.
Best described as an energy drink on steroids - equal parts absinthe, coffee liqueur and espresso. However, unlike most caffeine-laden energy drinks the
There may be some chocolate in your coffee liqueur and perhaps cocoa beans play a role in the amaro, but like the Coffee Cocktail (which has no coffee)
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