Like Robert Palmer's 1988 hit single, the espresso martini is simply irresistible. According to legend, the cocktail was created during the 1980s when a top model requested a drink that would wake her up and "f**k" her up. Whether or not it's true, the combination of alcohol and caffeine will get you buzzed and keep you buzzing, and that ain't no lie.
- 1 1/2 oz Vodka
- 1 oz Coffee Liqueur
- 1 oz Chilled Espresso
- 1/2 oz Agave Syrup
- Coffee Beans
- Fill a shaker with ice.
- Add vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso, and agave syrup.
- Shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
- Strain slowly into a martini glass.
- Garnish with coffee beans.
Pro-Tip Elevate your flavor profile with a dash of hazelnut or vanilla syrup.
Hot Remix Feeling adventurous? Swap vodka for an equal measure of rum to add a daring twist to your espresso martini.