International Coffee Day | How do you make the perfect Espresso Martini?
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and an essential ingredient of a coffee cocktail. The famous ‘Espresso Martini’ coffee cocktail has been in the top 10 of best-selling cocktails worldwide for years! The Espresso Martini is a true classic and has become an integral part of the cocktail menu. This cocktail is guaranteed to give you a cool down and energy kick at the same time. From now on you can also get started with coffee cocktails at home with the Tia Maria Espresso Martini kit. On the occasion of International Coffee Day they give away three delicious varieties (including a spicy variety!) on the iconic Espresso Martini, to prepare at home.
It seems to be ‘International Coffee Day’ today, October 1 2019! The popularity of coffee is celebrated worldwide on this day. We are gradually seeing that these types of ‘commercial days’ are also being used in the Netherlands. For example today they also celebrate the ‘International Day for Older Persons’ in the UK and the ‘World Vegetarian Day’ is celebrated internationally. You can find entire lists of what is celebrated every day! Today this article from Tia Maria around one of my favorite cocktails, the Espresso Martini! ^Marjolein
To try for yourself | Three variations on the Espresso Martini
Classic Espresso Martini
An Espresso Martini is a mix of vodka, espresso and Tia Maria. which you shake well together with some ice cubes. If you do it right, a perfect foam layer will be created on top! This is created by pouring the coffee cocktail through the strainer of the shaker into the glass.
How do you make it? – Pour 25ml Tia Maria, 25ml Belenkaya Vodka and a single shot of espresso into a shaker filled with ice. Shake everything together and strain in an ice-cold martini glass and garnish with a few coffee beans
Tia Oriental Espresso Martini
In this variant of the Espresso Martini, the vodka has been replaced by Opihr Gin. This gives a spicy twist to this classic coffee cocktail.
How do you make it? – This cocktail contains 25 ml of Tia Maria, 25 ml of Opihr Gin and a single shot of espresso. Shake all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, strain in a martini glass and garnish with ground pepper.
Irish Espresso Martini
Prefer a sweeter version of this coffee cocktail? Try to shake the Irish Espresso Martini. Replace the vodka with Writers Tears Copper Pot Irish Whiskey.
How do you make it? – This cocktail contains 25ml Tia Maria, 25ml Writers Tears Copper Pot Whiskey and a single shot of espresso. Shake all the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, strain in a martini glass and garnish with a few coffee beans.
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