Cold brew coffee drinks and more for springtime

cold brew coffee drinks and more for springtime birch iced
Springtime is here, and that means warmer weather and cooler coffee drinks. But who says that coffee is just for a morning boost. You can also add coffee to a cocktail for a pick me up with an added extra kick. Here are a few coffee cocktails from Birch Coffee, SUSHISAMBA, Dante and, with World Whiskey Day coming up on May 21, Knappogue Single Malt Irish Whiskey in partnership with the Langham Place Hotel.

Espresso Martini – created by Naren Young for Dante
2 oz Aylesbury Duck vodka
.5 oz Galliano Ristretto
.75 oz simple syrup
1 double shot espresso

Glass: Large Coupe
Ice: Cube
Method: Shake very hard and single strain
Garnish: 3 coffee beans

Negroni Coffee Swizzle – created by Naren Young for Dante
.75 oz Del Maguey ‘Vida’
1 oz Noilly Prat Ambre
.75 oz Meletti Bitter
.5 oz Cold Brew Coffee

Glass: Highball
Ice: Crushed
Method: Swizzle with crushed ice
Garnish: 5 Coffee beans

The Kissing Hill – created by Robbie Clift for Measure Bar at Langham Place Hotel
2 oz Knappogue Castle Single Malt Irish whiskey
1.5 oz Fresh pressed apple juice
1 oz Stumptown cold brew
.5 oz St. Germine

Glass: Coupe
Ice: Cube
Method: Shake. Strain
Garnish: Apple fan

Café Millonario – created by Richard Woods for SUSHISAMBA NYC
1oz Coffee infused Bacardi Black Rum
0.75oz Mozart Dark Chocolate
0.5oz Tonka infused Maple syrup
1 double shot espresso
6 Dashes Fee Aztec bitters

Glass: Large Coupe

Food & Drink

Morning Joe: How to Use a French Press Coffee Maker

Learning how to use a French press coffee maker is a valuable life skill. Get everything you need to know about that life skill right here.
Food & Drink

Be Your Own Barista: How to Make Three Fancy Coffee Drinks at Home

Pretty soon, Starbucks will have nothing on your barista skills after you hack your way to making these coffee drinks
Food & Drink

10 Top Shelf Vodka Brands that are Actually Worth a Damn

Price doesn't always equate to flavor, but these high-end vodka brands are worth breaking out the piggy bank.