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Espresso Cocktail

Espresso Cocktail 1.000
May 27, 2009

This is a shaken and chilled take on the classic caffe corretto.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces grappa
  • 3/4 ounce coffee liqueur, such as Patron XO or Tia Maria
  • 1 ounce chilled espresso coffee
  • Whipped cream, for garnish (optional)

Directions

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the grappa, coffee liqueur and chilled espresso. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds, then strain into a cocktail (martini) glass. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, if desired.


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Adapted from a recipe by mixologist Dale DeGroff, in "The Grappa Handbook," by Marcin Miller (Quercus Communications, 2008).

Tested by Jason Wilson.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 256


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 10mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 33g 11%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: 33g

Protein: 0g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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