Espresso Martini Recipes

Espresso martinis are continuing to trend, and the cocktail was celebrated on National Espresso Martini day on March 15. We've compiled a collection of espresso martini recipes for you to add a coffee buzz to your cocktail menus.


espresso martini recipe
Photo & recipe: Avra Miami

Medusa Espressotini


1.5 oz Stoli Vanilla

1 oz Kahlua

1 oz Espresso shot

0.5 oz Baileys


Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Strain into a martini glass. 


espresso martini
Photo: Ball & Chain 

Ball & Chain 


1.5 oz Haig Club

0.75 oz Crème De Cacao

0.75 oz Simple Syrup

1 oz Espresso


Combine ingredients in a shaker add fresh ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass.


espresso martini
Recipe by Corporate Beverage Manager, Erin Davey

Midnight Breakfast   

.5 oz Belvedere 

.5 oz Cocoa Puff Uncle Nearest 

.25 oz Svol

.75 oz Borghetti

.75 oz Cold Brew 

Garnish: Cocoa Puffs


Combine all ingredients. Strain into martini glass.


espresso martini
Photo & recipe: Código 1530

Mezcal Espresso Martini


1.5 oz Código 1530 Mezcal Artesanal

1 oz Coffee Liqueur

1 oz Explorer Cold Brew

0.25 oz Simple Syrup


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



espresso martini
Photo & recipe by Vusa.

African Espresso Martini


2 oz Vusa vodka

1 oz Mr Black Coffee Liqueur

1 oz fresh espresso using Ethiopian coffee beans

½ oz simple syrup

Pinch of salt or 2 drops of saline. 

Garnish: Coffee beans


Combine in a shaking tin with ice. Shake and strain. Garnish with coffee beans.


espresso martini
Photo: Smirnoff

Smirnoff Espresso Martini 


Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka - 2 oz

Coffee Liqueur - 1 oz

Sugar Syrup - ¾ oz

Fresh Espresso - 1 ½ oz 

Coffee Beans for Garnish


Fill Shaker with ice. Add Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka. Add Fresh Espresso. Add Coffee liqueur. Shake for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with coffee beans.


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