National Coffee Day & Drambuie

Finally a day that celebrates America’s favorite morning beverage.  Coffee is no longer just a wake up call these days.  Cocktails with coffee are all the rage and Drambuie with its honey notes adds a hint of sweetness that help elevate coffee to beyond it’s breakfast time reputation.

 

“Drambuie’s unique and versatile flavor profile that has made the spirit a classic for more than 270 years, merges with the bold tastes of coffee to create delicious cocktails with just a touch of sweetness,” said Vance Henderson, Drambuie National Ambassador.

From Vance Henderson, Drambuie National Ambassador:

Drambuie Ice Kaffe – Tico, Washington DC

.75 parts Drambuie

.75 parts Tequila Cream

.50 parts Light Agave

1.5 parts Milk

1.5 parts Coffee

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake 3 times. Double strain into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a frozen coffee ball.

From Davino Richardson:

Le C.R.E.M.E – Duality Espresso & Whiskey Bar, Washington DC

.50 parts Drambuie

.50 parts Luxardo Maraschino

1 parts Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whisky

2 shots Hot Espresso

Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with 3 skewered maraschino cherries.

From Ari and Micah Wilder:

Irish Goodbye – Chaplin’s, Washington, DC

Tullamore D.E.W.

Drambuie

Junius Cold Press Coffee Nitro

Wilder Bros Banana Cream

From Vance Henderson, Drambuie National Ambassador:

DRAMBUIE x CHAMELEON Java Royale

1 part Drambuie

.50 part Green Chartreuse

3 parts Chameleon Vanilla Coffee Concentrate

Combine with ice in a rocks glass, stir until well chilled, serve

Garnish with a skewered piece of candied ginger

From Vance Henderson, Drambuie National Ambassador:

DRAMBUIE x CHAMELEON Great Pretender

1 part Drambuie

.50 part Peach Brandy

.50 part Sweet Vermouth

2 parts Chameleon Vanilla Coffee Concentrate

Combine with Ice, Shake, Double-Strain, Serve Up

Garnish with Brandied Cherry 

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