I love espresso martinis, there’s something so delicious about them and I invariably order one at some point in the night when I’m out for cocktails. But until recently I had no idea how to make an espresso martini at home, that is until Taste Cocktails sent me one of their great cocktail making kits to try!
The best bit? You can too as I’m giving away one of their kits to one lucky reader!
The kits come with everything you need to make the perfect cocktails – including simple instructions to make your tipple of choice. The only thing I had to make myself for these was the espresso!
Anything with Kahlua in it is always my friend…
I loved that the instructions give you three different choices; the classic espresso martini, the cuppa joe (if you’re a hazelnut fan) and the toasted almond.
Toby, the man behind Taste Cocktails who can teach you how to make espresso martinis at home, has made these kits so personal which I love. The recipe card tells you where the cocktails came from and even tells you what type of glass to serve your creations in!
Taste Cocktails want to help you to make bar standard cocktails from the comfort of your own house – now that’s something I can get behind! If you sign up to their monthly subscription you get sent a new kit each month, helping you to build your cocktail making library and impress all your friends.
Each kit comes with enough in it to make 5-6 cocktails, which is perfect for having friends round one Saturday night.
So after a couple of exams this week, David, Roisin and I decided a little celebration was in order and so we cracked out David’s cocktail shaker and whipped up some cocktails at home.
It really was as simple as this…
Freshly brew an espresso and leave to cool a little. Pour the alcohol from your kit into the cocktail glass…
Make sure there is ice in your shaker…
Give it a good ol’ shake and pour the coffee into the shaker, too.
Strain the delicious coffee-vodka-delight into your pre-chilled martini glasses
Find some patience to wait till they’re all poured (not my strongest suit!)
And then it’s time to enjoy! If you ask me it was the perfect way to relax after a day of exams!
Sip, enjoy, relax and be impressed that you managed all that deliciousness from the comfort of your own living room. Sounds pretty dreamy to me…
Sound like something you want to get your hands on? I thought it might be..! Taste Cocktails are kindly giving away a kit of your choice, all you have to do is follow these simple steps on the Rafflecopter Giveaway.
Good luck! I can’t wait to see all your snaps of your own homemade martinis!
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