Espresso Cocktail 1.000
May 27, 2009

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

Servings: 1
  • 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)


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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Recipe Source

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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