Espresso Martini

Time: 5 Min
Difficulty: Easy
Alcohol Based

If you’re looking for a pick-me-up post-dinner, the Espresso Martini is here to jolt you awake with its boozy magical powers. The story goes that the famous Espresso Martini cocktail was created in the 80s in Soho, London. The confusing combination of coffee and vodka is surprisingly delicious. To achieve this delicious little devil, it is important to use a good quality espresso shot.


• Cup type: Martini glass
• Garnish: Float 3 coffee beans on surface

Ingredients for 1 serving

• 50ml/1.7oz Vodka

• 40ml/1.3oz Italian Espresso Coffee

• 25ml/084oz Kahlua Coffee Liqueur

• 10ml/0.34oz Sugar Syrup (to taste)


Step 1
Pour the Vodka, Kahlua and Syrup into a shaker

Step 2
Brew a doppio espresso, ideally using an Over Ice style, if available

Step 3
Pour the doppio into the shaker

Step 4
Shake all ingredients with ice until cold and fine strain into a chilled Martini glass

Step 5
Garnish with 3 roasted beans on top


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