Get Your Coffee Fix with These Spirit-Infused Coffee Recipes for National Coffee Day
National Coffee Day, the day we get to celebrate the beverage that has our back through thick (Monday mornings) and thin, is coming up on Sunday, September 29.
While the power of coffee deserves to be recognized on a regular basis, this very important holiday happens to fall on the weekend this year — so let’s celebrate accordingly, with an adult coffee!
Please see below for delicious coffee recipes from Tanteo Tequila, Starward Australian Whisky, Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, Crystal Head Vodka and more, to ensure your National Coffee Day (Sunday, September 29) is off to a chipper start!
A PROPER COFFEE
Created by Sonny Verdini, Bar Manager, TRADE (Boston, MA)
Photo credit: Amanda Lewis
2 oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
1.5oz Boston Harbor Coffee Liqueur
1oz Mandarine Napoleon
Shake/Strain into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with hand whipped cream and coffee beans.
Topsy Turvy (by Jeremy Oertel):
2 oz Carpano Antica Formula
1 oz Lock Stock & Barrel Rye
1 tsp. Caffé Borghetti
1 dash Mole Bitters (preferably Bittermens)
Method: Stir, Strain
Glass: Nick & Nora
Garnish: Orange Twist
2 parts Strawberry Infused Rum
1 part Caffé Borghetti
1.5 parts cold pressed espresso
.25 Cinnamon Syrup
Method: All ingredients in shaker and strain into glass and garnish with a mini biscotti.
Starward Cold Fashioned
2 oz Starward Australian Whisky
2 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
1 dash Orange Bitters
Combine all in a mixing glass with ice and stir until very cold. Serve in a rocks glass over 1 large rock with an orange zest.
Chipotle Irish Coffee
2 oz. Tanteo Chipotle Tequila
5 oz. Freshly Brewed Coffee
1/2 teaspoon Granulated White Sugar
1 Teaspoon Brown Sugar
Whipped cream for topping
Add fresh coffee to glass, stir in white and brown sugar until dissolved. Add Tanteo Chipotle Tequila and stir. Top with whipped cream.