Espresso Martini – Absolut Summer Cocktail of the Week
On a hot day, I love sipping on a giant iced coffee to cool me down.
This week’s cocktail combines some of my favorite ingredients to make one perfect drink.
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Now, on to the good stuff.
- 1.5 oz. Absolut vodka
- .75 oz. coffee liqueur (like Kahlua)
- .75 cold espresso (Yes, there is a difference between coffee and espresso.)
- .75 Tbls. simple syrup
Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a cocktail glass.
There are plenty of ways to switch this up to suit your tastes:
Use more or less simple syrup depending on how sweet you want the drink.
Use a flavored vodka like Absolut Vanilla or Absolut Citron.
Add a bit of cream to make it…creamier.
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