How alcoholic is an espresso martini?

How alcoholic is an espresso martini?

How much alcohol is in an Espresso Martini? It’s got a fairly high alcohol content – 60 ml / 2 oz combined total of vodka and Kahlua which equals 2 standard drinks. Even though it’s got a decent slog of alcohol in it, it’s highly drinkable because the coffee flavour disguises the alcohol – so be warned!!

What percentage should an espresso martini be?

How many units is in an espresso martini? An espresso martini made with traditional measures is 1.5 units of alcohol. In this recipe we’ve upped the amount of Liqueur (25«v) and removed vodka which equals a final drink equivalent to 1.5 units also.

What liquor is best for an espresso martini?

Tito’s Vodka As the vodka is corn distilled, it has a touch of sweetness to it – which is ideal for using in an Espresso Martini!

What makes Espresso Martini frothy?

The sugar in the kahlua combined with the crema from the coffee help build the foam on top. If your ingredients are too diluted the martini won’t have as lovely of a foam. Shake, shake, shake!

Does Espresso Martini have caffeine?

And, does Espresso Martini have caffeine in it? Yes indeed – it’s got real coffee in it, after all. One 30ml pour of Mr Black contains 25-40% of the caffeine found in a single espresso.

How do I get good foam on my Espresso Martini?

Properly shaking & aerating the martini is a key step in building the foam for this drink – 15-30 seconds of vigorous shaking should do the trick. Make sure to pour right after shaking. As soon as you’re done shaking strain the cocktail into glasses so the foam doesn’t have time to break down.

How much vodka do you put in an Espresso Martini?


  1. 2 ounces vodka.
  2. 1/2 ounce coffee liqueur (usually Kahlúa)
  3. 1 ounce espresso, freshly brewed (or cold brew concentrate)
  4. 1/2 ounce simple syrup.
  5. Garnish: coffee beans.

What goes with an espresso martini?

8 Yummy Foods To Pair With an Espresso Martini Drink

  • Olive, Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Crostini.
  • Meat and Cheese Board.
  • Tomato Basil Bruschetta.
  • Nutty Biscotti.
  • Chocolate Brownies.
  • White Chocolate and Pineapple Cake.
  • Cheesecake.
  • Vanilla Ice Cream.

Does an espresso martini have caffeine?