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Happy Hour: Espresso Martini

My guy is addicted, and I mean ADDICTED to coffee (in fact, we had to lose the microwave to make room for the espresso machine). When we go out he's always looking for a drink that involves coffee, Kahlua, espresso, etc. So yesterday, when I asked him to choose a drink for today's happy hour, it really should have come as no surprise when he said, "how about an Espresso Martini?"

Go figure! But, at least he's got good taste and found a delicious recipe for all of us.

Espresso Martini
From Drinks Mixer

1 1/2 oz vodka
1 1/2 oz Kahlua (or any other coffee liqueur)
1 oz Bailey's Irish cream
3 oz espresso - the stronger the better!

Brew espresso fresh.
Pour into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes and add other ingredients.
Shake well, strain into a cocktail glass, and serve.

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siren6 siren6 9 years
Finally! An alcoholic beverage that won't put me to sleep instantly! Maybe the espresso would actually perk me up?
LadeeVolFan LadeeVolFan 9 years
Oh my that sounds so delicious. Will definitely have to try!
kscincotta kscincotta 9 years
That sounds dangerous but delicious!
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