Cocktail Corner: National Coffee Day


Cocktail Corner September 29, 2015 No Comments.

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dublin-iced-coffee-1805x1120We all know that booze can make us sleepy. Take a couple of shots too quickly and BAM—you’re ready to call it a night. So how does one spend an evening out drinking without wanting to collapse face first into bed? Two words: Coffee. Cocktails. And for National Coffee Day, what else would you want to consume? Plus, they’re the perfect combination of caffeine and booze, so you’ll be sure to make it through the night without a single yawn:

Dublin Iced Coffee: (1 serving)

  • 2 oz. strong cold-brew coffee
  • 2 oz. stout
  • 1 ½ oz. Irish whiskey
  • ¾ oz. simple syrup
  • ½ oz. heavy cream
  • freshly grated cinnamon stick

Mix coffee, stout, whiskey and simple syrup in an ice-filled glass. Gently pour in cream; sprinkle with cinnamon.

Recipe found on bonappetit.com

Baileys Iced Coffee Cocktail: (1 serving)

  • 2 oz. dark coffee
  • 1 ½ oz. Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 oz. spiced rum
  • ¾ oz. heavy cream
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup

In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients and shake well. Strain into a glass and fill with ice.

Recipe found on foodfanatic.com

Drunken Pumpkin Spice Latte: (2 servings)

  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup RumChata
  • 2 Tbsp. Pumpkin pie vodka
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • whipped cream

Add sugar and cinnamon to hot coffee and stir until thoroughly dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients and stir. Serve warm and top with whipped cream and ground cinnamon.

Recipe found on thewholesomedish.com

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