Espresso Martini Recipe

Apr 10, 2012 4:01 pm

The martini gets caffeinated. Watch out.

Espresso Martini
Photo: catfordCelt on Flickr
Coffee beans are the new olives, at least in espresso martinis.
 

For those devotees of espresso and martinis, let us present you with a legit version of the often fumbled Espresso Martini. Smooth Belvedere vodka meets the even smoother flavors of Toby's Estate's Woolloomooloo espresso. Add coffee liqueur for a modern twist on the Mad Men classic. And for a garnish? Say goodbye to the olive and hello to espresso beans.

Read: Welcome to America, Toby's Estate Coffee

Servings: 1 cocktail

Ingredients

2 ounces Belvedere Vodka
1 ounce coffee liqueur
1 shot of Woolloomooloo espresso*
Directions: 
  1. Build all ingredients in your shaker tin and add ice
  2. Shake with some rhythm until the outside of the shaker is cold
  3. Strain into your martini/cocktail galss
  4. Garnish with three espresso beans

*Woolloomooloo is a rich, smooth and full bodied coffee availble at Toby's Estate's website.

Level of Difficulty: 
Easy
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
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