Cocktail Recipes for National Coffee Month

Wake up and smell the coffee this August for National Coffee Month! To commemorate the month-long celebration, Ketel One Vodka, Zacapa Rum, BACARDÍ, and Sweet Liberty are all providing boozy twists on java. Add some of the favorite coffee cocktail recipes below to your bar’s cocktail menu for the perfect caffeine kick.

Cuatro Cafecito

Ingredients:cuatro cafecito
1.5 oz BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro
0.75 oz Cold Brew
0.25 oz Vanilla Syrup
3.5 oz Fever-Tree Distillers Cola
Orange slice and freshly grated cinnamon as a garnish

Build all ingredients into a Collins glass filled with ice. Give a quick stir to incorporate and garnish with an orange slice and freshly grated cinnamon.

Recipe by BACARDÍ.

Ketel One Marvelous Espresso Cocktail

1.5 oz Ketel One Vodka
1 oz (Locally Sourced) Espresso
3/4 oz Coffee Liqueur
1/8 oz Simple Syrup

Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. Garnish with three coffee beans.

Recipe by Ketel One.

Zacapa Espresso

zacapa rum cocktail recipeIngredients:
1.5 oz Zacapa 23 Rum
1.5 oz Espresso Coffee
0.25 oz Simple Syrup
Orange peel

Combine all the ingredients in the shaker and shake hard. Serve a rocks glass
with large ice and orange peel.

Recipe by Zacapa Rum.

Sweet Liberty’s Espresso Martini 2020

Ingredients:coffee cocktail recipe
1.5 oz. Grey Goose
½ oz. Aberfeldy Scotch
¼ oz. Amaro
¼ oz. Drambuie
½ oz honey
½ oz espresso coffee
Pinch of cayenne pepper in shaker

Combine all ingredients then shake and strain into a coupe glass, finish off with a cayenne pepper garnish across half glass.

Photo credit: Michael Pisarri. Recipe: Sweet Liberty’s Beverage Director Naren Young.