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Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

A modern classic invented in London.

First mixed in the 1980s by London bartender Dick Bradsell, the Vodka Espresso Cocktail (aka Espresso Martini) has a simplicity of preparation and an uncomplicated (but always appealing) flavor that make it a modern classic.


  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. espresso
  • ½ oz. coffee liqueur
  • ¼ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:cocktail
  • Garnish:3 coffee beans


Combine ingredients in a shaker and fill with ice. Shake until chilled and foamy; strain into chilled glass and garnish.

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