International Coffee Day Translates Into Broad-Appeal Cocktails

Today is International Coffee Day, and that means new ways to get your on-premise customers reading your cocktail menu. Coffee Day has, of late, turned in International Coffee Weekend which is now turning into International Coffee Week.

This unofficial holiday celebrates of the world’s most highly consumed beverages which translates into broad consumer-base appeal for you, so have at it with these 7 enticing recipes we’ve procured for your bar’s quick inclusion.

The Coffee Martini

The award-winning Koskenkorva Vodka embodies the true spirit of the village in which its made in, i.e. Koskenkorva, Finland. Pure spring water, local barley, and the dedication of farmers is what makes Koskenkorva simple, pure, no frills, and straight to the point. It’s a sustainable spirit with it’s own bio-energy power plant that has helped reduce the plant’s carbon dioxide emission by 56% and uses the barley grain in FULL.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Koskenkorva Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Homemade Recycled Coffee Liqueur*
  • 0.5 oz. Brown Sugar Simple Syrup

Method:

  1. Measure ingredients and shake vigorously.
  2. Fine strain in a cocktail glass and serve.

*Recycled coffee liqueur: After brewing coffee, take the grounds and add them to 2 cups of vodka. Let sit for 12 hours and filter 3 times. Add 3.5 ounces and stir until sugar is dissolved. Bottle in a heated bottle and keep in a cool and dark place. Keep for 6 months.

Morning Cup of KŌ

Kō Hana Hawaiian Agricole Rumhas a cocktail recipe perfect for celebrating. Based out of Oahu, Kō Hana’s single-variety Agricole rum is steeped in Hawaiian tradition, demonstrating a genuine love of the land and its people along with an undeniable commitment to the craft of distilling. Add some extra buzz to your cup of joe this National Coffee Day with the Morning Cup of Kō featuring white rum, dark rum infused with cacao and honey, Manulele Coffee—aged in Kō Hana rum barrels—and almond milk.

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Kō Hana Kea (white rum)
  • 0.5 oz Kō Hana Kokoleka (cacao & honey rum)
  • 6 oz hot Manulele Coffee aged in Kō Hana rum barrels (can substitute dark roast)
  • 0.5 oz almond milk

Method:

  1. Add Kō Hana Kea and Kokoleka to hot coffee
  2. Garnish with whipped cream

La Femme Nikita

Ingredients:

  • 1½ parts SVEDKA Cherry
  • ½ part cream
  • ¼ part coffee liqueur

Method:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with Skewered chocolate covered cherry.

Bitter Sweet Symphony by Legasea

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Gracias a Dios Mezcal
  • 1 oz Espresso Infused Campari
  • 1 oz Carpano
  • 2 dashes Chocolate bitters

Method:

  1. All all ingredients to a mixing tin with ice, stir ingredients, strain into rock glass with large ice cube.
  2. Garnish with 3 espresso beans.

Ice Kaffe

Ingredients:

  • 1½ parts SVEDKA Vodka
  • ½ part SVEDKA Vanilla
  • 1 part coffee liqueur
  • ½ part cream
  • Café con leche ice

Method:

  1. Fill a rocks glass with Café con leche ice.
  2. Add the ingredients and stir gently.

Black Russian

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts SVEDKA Vodka
  • 1 part coffee liqueur

Method:

  1. Pour SVEDKA Vodka and coffee liqueur into a mixing glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir, and strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

The Cartel by The Rickey

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Sailor Jerry Rum
  • 1.5 oz Pineapple
  • 0.25 oz Agave
  • 0.25 oz Lime Coconut-infused Ice Cube
  • 3 Coffee Beans

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a glass with one ice cube.
  2. Garnish with coffee beans.
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