6 Easy Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipes (Updated For 2024)

6 Espresso Martini Recipes That Will Put Some Pep In Your Step

March 4, 2024 by

By: Kat Bein By: Kat Bein

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If you live on planet Earth, you know the famed espresso martini is having a major comeback—and if you didn’t know, you desperately need to spend more time on basic girl Tik Tok.

In honor of National Espresso Martini Day, we've gathered some truly inventive recipes for the classic cocktail.

See also: 7 Must-Try Margarita Recipes That Are So Beyond Basic

From frozen treats to absinthe-laced delights, mezcal martinis and more, this list of electrifying espresso cocktail recipes will jolt you onto the dance floor all night long.

Icelandic Espresso Martini

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We connected with Reyka Vodka Brand Ambassador and Mixologist Trevor Schneider for his take on the drink that’s going viral. This recipe is very straightforward, for those who want to fall in love with a classic.

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Reyka Vodka
  • 1 part espresso
  • ½ part simple syrup

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake, strain into a martini glass, and garnish with three espresso beans.

Espresso Martini Icetail

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This recipe, also from Reyka Vodka and the brilliant mind of Schneider, puts the espresso martini on ice for a delightful summer treat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Reyka Vodka
  • 1 part Chameleon Espresso Coffee Concentrates
  • 2 part simple syrup
  • 3 part water

Directions: Combine all ingredients into an ice cup and place in the freezer. Garnish and enjoy with a wooden spoon.

Midnight Martini

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If you’re not a vodka stan, don’t worry! Kick off your night with Bubo’s Midnight Martini made with Absente Absinthe Refined, Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, and a shot of espresso. Topped with coffee beans and chocolate shavings, this is the perfect drink to enjoy with loved ones.

Ingredients:

Directions: Add the espresso, Mr. Black, absinthe and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake. Serve in a chilled coupe glass with espresso beans and shaved semisweet chocolate as optional garnish.

Nolet’s Gin Espresso Martini

nolet's gin espresso martini

As evidenced by the name, this fruity take on the espresso favorite features the deep flavors of Nolet’s gin and a dash of orange bitters, for those who want it.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz. Nolet’s Silver Gin
  • 1½ oz. fresh espresso
  • ¼ oz. cointreau
  • ¼5 oz. simple syrup
  • Optional, dash of orange bitters
  • Coffee bean or orange slice to garnish

Directions: Add all liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice (except bitters). Shake for 10 to 15 seconds, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a dash of orange bitters, coffee beans, and/or an orange wheel, and enjoy!

Patrón Silver Espresso Martini

patron silver espresso martini

This recipe from the good folks at Patrón brings the elevated flavors of its silver tequila to the espresso mix.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz Patrón Silver
  • 1½ oz chilled espresso
  • ½ oz Demerara syrup
  • 1 small pinch of sea salt

Directions: Combine Patrón Silver, chilled espresso, pinch of salt and Demerara syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail coupe. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.

Mezcal Espresso Martini

codigo 1530 espresso martini with mezcal

This twist on the familiar comes from Código 1530, using its artisanal mezcal to create a new depth of flavor for your go-to cocktail. This exact recipe was served to guests at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and it was a major hit!

Ingredients:

Directions: Add everything to a shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into a martini glass, and garnish with coffee beans.

Want even more caffeine in your cocktail glass? Break away from the espresso martini and try a few of these other coffee cocktail recipes.













6 Espresso Martini Recipes That Will Put Some Pep In Your Step

March 4, 2024 by By: Kat Bein

kik.jpg

If you live on planet Earth, you know the famed espresso martini is having a major comeback—and if you didn’t know, you desperately need to spend more time on basic girl Tik Tok.

In honor of National Espresso Martini Day, we've gathered some truly inventive recipes for the classic cocktail.

See also: 7 Must-Try Margarita Recipes That Are So Beyond Basic

From frozen treats to absinthe-laced delights, mezcal martinis and more, this list of electrifying espresso cocktail recipes will jolt you onto the dance floor all night long.

Icelandic Espresso Martini

ice.png

We connected with Reyka Vodka Brand Ambassador and Mixologist Trevor Schneider for his take on the drink that’s going viral. This recipe is very straightforward, for those who want to fall in love with a classic.

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Reyka Vodka
  • 1 part espresso
  • ½ part simple syrup

Directions: Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker. Shake, strain into a martini glass, and garnish with three espresso beans.

Espresso Martini Icetail

tail.jpg

This recipe, also from Reyka Vodka and the brilliant mind of Schneider, puts the espresso martini on ice for a delightful summer treat.

Ingredients:

  • 1 part Reyka Vodka
  • 1 part Chameleon Espresso Coffee Concentrates
  • 2 part simple syrup
  • 3 part water

Directions: Combine all ingredients into an ice cup and place in the freezer. Garnish and enjoy with a wooden spoon.

Midnight Martini

1-0150.jpg

If you’re not a vodka stan, don’t worry! Kick off your night with Bubo’s Midnight Martini made with Absente Absinthe Refined, Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, and a shot of espresso. Topped with coffee beans and chocolate shavings, this is the perfect drink to enjoy with loved ones.

Ingredients:

Directions: Add the espresso, Mr. Black, absinthe and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake. Serve in a chilled coupe glass with espresso beans and shaved semisweet chocolate as optional garnish.

Nolet’s Gin Espresso Martini

nolet's gin espresso martini

As evidenced by the name, this fruity take on the espresso favorite features the deep flavors of Nolet’s gin and a dash of orange bitters, for those who want it.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz. Nolet’s Silver Gin
  • 1½ oz. fresh espresso
  • ¼ oz. cointreau
  • ¼5 oz. simple syrup
  • Optional, dash of orange bitters
  • Coffee bean or orange slice to garnish

Directions: Add all liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice (except bitters). Shake for 10 to 15 seconds, and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a dash of orange bitters, coffee beans, and/or an orange wheel, and enjoy!

Patrón Silver Espresso Martini

patron silver espresso martini

This recipe from the good folks at Patrón brings the elevated flavors of its silver tequila to the espresso mix.

Ingredients:

  • 1½ oz Patrón Silver
  • 1½ oz chilled espresso
  • ½ oz Demerara syrup
  • 1 small pinch of sea salt

Directions: Combine Patrón Silver, chilled espresso, pinch of salt and Demerara syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail coupe. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.

Mezcal Espresso Martini

codigo 1530 espresso martini with mezcal

This twist on the familiar comes from Código 1530, using its artisanal mezcal to create a new depth of flavor for your go-to cocktail. This exact recipe was served to guests at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and it was a major hit!

Ingredients:

Directions: Add everything to a shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into a martini glass, and garnish with coffee beans.

Want even more caffeine in your cocktail glass? Break away from the espresso martini and try a few of these other coffee cocktail recipes.