Espresso Martini #2
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Espresso Martini #2
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.98 / 5
A more milky, frothier take on the classic Espresso Martini. This one packs less of an alcoholic punch but still manages to taste delicious. A more milky, frothier take on the classic Espresso Martini. This one packs less of an alcoholic punch but still manages to taste delicious.
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Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Coffee
Alcohol content
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13.33% | 3.6 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

Espresso Martini #2 adds a twist to the traditional with its robust coffee and vodka base, lightened by milk and crowned with whipped cream. This cocktail delivers a caffeinated kick smoothed by dairy, perfect for those seeking a spirited yet creamy coffee experience.

Method
How to make a Espresso Martini #2

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake hard before straining into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with three coffee beans and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute coffee liqueur with anything in the Espresso Martini #2?

Yes, if coffee liqueur is not available, you can use a combination of strong brewed coffee and a sweetener like simple syrup or sugar. Adjust the sweetness according to your taste. Another alternative is using a chocolate liqueur for a chocolatey twist, though this will alter the original flavor profile.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I achieve the perfect foam on top of my Espresso Martini #2?

The key to achieving the perfect foam is using fresh espresso and vigorously shaking the cocktail. Make sure the coffee is cold before adding it to the shaker. The act of shaking it with the other ingredients, especially if the coffee is just brewed and chilled, creates a frothy, creamy foam. You can also add a small amount of egg white for more stable foam, but this is optional.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best glass to serve an Espresso Martini #2 in?

An Espresso Martini #2 is best served in a chilled cocktail glass. This type of glass, often shaped like a martini glass, enhances the presentation and keeps the drink cold. The wide rim is also perfect for holding the creamy foam top, and if desired, garnishes.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most suitable for an Espresso Martini #2?

The Espresso Martini #2 is versatile and suitable for various occasions, particularly evening events. It's perfect as an after-dinner drink, thanks to its coffee component, or at cocktail parties as a sophisticated choice. Its rich flavor also makes it a great option for celebrations or as a pick-me-up at weekend brunches.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Espresso Martini #2, and how can I make it?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Espresso Martini #2. Replace the vodka and coffee liqueur with non-alcoholic alternatives. Use a non-alcoholic spirit that has a similar profile to vodka for the vodka substitution. For the coffee liqueur, you can use a combination of non-alcoholic vanilla extract and coffee. Keep the milk, coffee, and whipped cream measurements the same. This version retains the essence of the cocktail while being alcohol-free.

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