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