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Coffee Cocktails

Hot and Cold Coffee and Espresso Cocktails


Irish Coffee Cocktail

Irish Coffee

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Espresso Martini

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Coffee is a great flavor for cocktails and mixed drinks and can be added in a variety of ways. Whether it be hot coffee, chilled espresso, a coffee liqueur or one of the newer espresso-infused vodkas, these cocktails all include the great taste of java and are fun to explore. One exception you will find here is that the classic cocktail named the Coffee Cocktail is not listed because it does not have coffee in any form.

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Hot Coffee Cocktails:
The hot coffee cocktail is a popular way to enjoy your favorite, fresh-brewed coffee. These spiked coffee drinks are typically very simple, often simply adding a certain liqueur to the hot coffee. Find more hot cocktails including tea, hot chocolate and toddy drinks.

Cold Coffee Cocktails:
More often we are seeing coffee cocktails that are chilled and many use espresso. It is a great way to get a jolt of caffeine in a cold, refreshing drink.

Coffee Liqueur Cocktails:
The most popular way to add the flavor of coffee to mixed drinks is to use one of the coffee liqueurs or, more recently, an espresso-infused vodka (i.e. Three Olives or Van Gogh). Another option is to make your own coffee-infused bourbon, adding it to almost any whiskey cocktail.

There are many coffee liqueurs that can be used in many of these drinks, with Kahlua being the most popular and Tia Maria and Patron Cafe as options. Every now and then a cocktail may also call for coffee brandy, which often tends to be a cheap alternative but fitting for some drinks and rather tasty on its own.

This collection of cocktail recipes is an ongoing project and is updated regularly.

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