Espresso Martini

This modern classic was created by one of our all-time bar heroes, Dick Bradsell. If you’ve heard of the Bramble cocktail, that is another one of his many creations. Anyway, the story goes that in the early 1980’s Dick was asked by a guest for a drink to “wake them up and f*ck them up”. He duly obliged, and a legend was born.

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Ingredients 

  • 30 ml VODKA (2 parts)
  • 15 ml COFFEE LIQUEUR (1 part)
  • 30 ml ESPRESSO (2 parts)
  • 5 ml SUGAR SYRUP (DASH)
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How to make it

  • 1 – Add all ingredients to shaker
  • 2 – Fill shaker with ice and shake hard
  • 3 – Strain into glass
  • 4 – Shaking makes the ingredients rich and frothy. When you pour the drink into the glass a thick and light coloured foam will rise to the top, leaving a dark heavy liquid below. Wait for this foam to completely settle, before garnishing.
  • 5 – Place three coffee beans in the the centre of the glass on top of the drink’s foam and serve.
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