The Espresso Martini and Irish Coffee paved the road for coffee’s home in cocktails, and now bartenders are finding all sorts of creative ways to incorporate your morning mug into a spirit-fueled cocktail. From traditional drip coffee to infusions, syrups and cold-brew concentrate, these coffee-spiked cocktail recipes are a great way to celebrate the coffee bean in boozy ways.
Blood Orange-Infused Cold Brew
Elevate your next cup of cold brew with this citrus-spiked variation..
Coffee’s complexity adds a layer of flavor to cocktails, like this Bénédictine-spiked beauty.
Broad Street Irish Coffee
Jackson Cannon achieves new levels of deliciousness with this riff on the classic.
Cappelletti and cold-brew are a beautiful match.
Cold-Brew Coffee Negroni
Why use gin when you can get a little caffeinated push from cold-brew?
Honeyed Coffee Gin & Tonic
Cold-brew and honey boost the classic G&T.
Kiss of Steel
A rocking coffee cooler from San Diego’s Kindred.
Little Rhody: A Coffee Milk Cocktail
Coffee milk lends a creaminess to this bourbon and fernet cocktail.
Stumptown Vanilla Flip
Seattle’s love affair with coffee and cocktails fuse into one frothy treat in this vanilla-flecked sipper.
A quintessential after-dinner coffee drink, this flaming cocktail combines a heady dose of rum with coffee and orange liqueurs, strong-brewed coffee (or espresso) and a dollop of whipped cream.
Me Quiero Casar
A creamy, cold-brew cocktail with an unexpected twist.
And be sure to check out the classic coffee cocktail’s closest riffs.