September 29th is National Coffee Day: Here are Some Boozy Brews to Perk Up Your Spirits
Whether you prefer your caffeine served canned, cold, or piping hot, these delicious options from Cutwater Spirits, Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey, Tanteo Tequila, Vamonos Riendo Mezcal & Crystal Head Vodka are sure to perk up your spirits!
Cutwater Spirits Horchata Cold Brew Canned Cocktail
Cutwater Spirits’ ready-to-enjoy canned cocktail features creamy Horchata Vodka combined with roasty medium-bodied cold brew coffee for a spirited spin on a traditional morning favorite with a 12.5% ABV. *Contains dairy.
Tanteo Tequila Chipotle Mexican 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
Method: Add fresh coffee to glass, stir in white and brown sugar until dissolved. Add Tanteo Chipotle Tequila and stir. Top with whipped cream.
Starward Cold Fashioned
2 oz Starward Australian Whisky
2 oz Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur
1 dash Orange Bitters
Method: Combine all in a mixing glass with ice and stir until very cold. Serve in a rocks glass over 1 large rock with orange zest.
The Proper No. Twelve Mad Mac
Gavin McMonigle, Piss & Vinegar, Philadelphia
2 oz. Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
1 Part Mexican Coffee Liqueur
2 scoops Mint Chocolate ice cream
Method: Hard shake all ingredients in a tin with crushed ice. strain into 6 oz. Irish coffee glass and serve.
A Proper Coffee
Created by Sonny Verdini, Bar Manager, TRADE (Boston, MA)
2 oz Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey
1.5oz Boston Harbor Coffee Liqueur
1oz Mandarine Napoleon
Method: Shake/Strain into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with hand-whipped cream and coffee beans.
The Joyful Soul
By: Erick Castro, Raised by Wolves & Polite Provisions (San Diego, CA)
1.5oz Vamonos Riendo Mezcal
1oz Sweet Vermouth
.5 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curaçao
.5oz Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur
Method: Stir with ice and stain into a double Old-Fashioned glass. Garnish with orange slice.
Crystal Head Vodka Night Cap
1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
½ oz. premium coffee liqueur
1 freshly brewed espresso shot
Chocolate shaving or coffee beans
Method: Pour Crystal Head, coffee liqueur and espresso into a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously to create froth then strain into a martini glass. Garnish: Chocolate shavings or finely crushed coffee beans