UK Coffee Week is 18th-24th October so why not celebrate with a delicious espresso martini or coffee cocktail using rum, tequila, whisky or even a bottled cocktail from LAIBA.
The Rum Cocktails
CUT SMOKED Chocolate Espresso Martini
50ml CUT SMOKED RUM | 10ml Dry Curacao | 15ml Creme De Cacao | 10ml Salted Caramel Syrup | 50ml Espresso
Shake all ingredients and strain in to a coupe glass
CUT SMOKED RUM is first smoked rum in the UK. A naturally smoked infusion of 3 year old Jamaican Rum aged to perfection.
SPIRITED UNION ESPRESSO RUMTINI
50ml Spirited Union Rum Spice & Sea Salt | 30ml Freshly Brewed Espresso | 15ml Coffee Liqueur | 10ml Sugar Syrup
Garnish: 3 Coffee Beans
Pour 50ml Spirited Union Spice & Sea Salt Rum, 30ml freshly brewed espresso, 15ml coffee liqueur and 10ml Sugar syrup in a shaker. Shake with ice and strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.
Spirited Union Spice & Sea Salt is a smooth cask-aged Barbados rum infused with five delicate spices, including Guatemalan cardamom, Madagascan cloves and vanilla for a sweet spice aroma. Peruvian cacao adds a deep richness and moreish honey-nut finish. To enhance both the taste and flavour, the rum is infused with a pinch of Añana sea salt.
Spirited Union Rum Spice & Sea Salt RRP: From £34.95 for 70cl. ABV: 41%
The Tequila Cocktails
Cazcabel Coffee Espresso Martini
60ml Cazcabel Coffee Tequila | 50ml Espresso | 5ml Sugar Syrup
Garnish: Orange Twist
Shake all ingredients and double strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Cazcabel Coffee Tequila uses the fresh and earthy base of Cazcabel Blanco which is then blended with luxury arabica coffee from the coastal region of Soconusco, Mexico.
Cazcabel Coffee Tequila RRP: £24.99 for 70cl. ABV: 34%
LAIBA Cold Brew Martini Pre-Bottled Cocktail
LAIBA Beverages, an award-winning range of bottled cocktails, has launched in the UK. Skillfully created by world-renowned mixologist Michael Chen, LAIBA is a range of eight luxury bottled cocktails, made sustainably with natural, fresh ingredients and no artificial additives. The range includes the Cold Brew Martini, a delicious mix of vanilla-infused vodka, coffee, black rum and salted caramel. Cocktails take just 30 seconds to mix and simply need to be shaken and then added to ice. The LAIBA Cold Brew Martini is sweet and well-balanced with undertones of vanilla and chocolate.
LAIBA Cold Brew Martini RRP: £7.50 for one bottled cocktail or £59.00 for eight. ABV: 15.4%
Available from: LAIBA Beverages
The Irish Whiskey Liqueur Cocktail
Shanky’s Whip Cold Brew
1 Part Shanky’s Whip | 4 Parts Cold Brew Coffee
Shake with ice served over ice in a Martini Glass
Shanky’s Whip is a smooth, black Whiskey liqueur based on a combination of Irish spirits and aged pot still whiskey, blended with the natural flavour of vanilla and infused caramel
J&B Rare Whisky Scottish Coffee
40ml J&B Rare Whisky | 50ml Freshly Brewed Espresso | 1tsp Brown Sugar | 10ml Fresh Double Cream | Garnish: 3 Coffee Beans
Make a double espresso and put it to one side. Add J&B Rare and sugar to a glass and stir. Add 30ml boiled water and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Pour over your double espresso and stir. Top with double cream and garnish with three coffee beans.