Coffee & Alcohol, a Liqueur made in Heaven

This week we talk about the origins of pairing coffee and alcohol, from 800 A.D to the 1980s. We discuss the most common brands, some fantastic budget picks, and provide a recipe to create your own!

Homemade Coffee Liqueur:
1c Strong Cold Brew
1/2c Dark Brown Sugar
1/2c Water
1c Alcohol*
1 Vanilla Bean Sliced
Create a simple syrup with the water and sugar, remove from heat add in cold brew, alcohol, and vanilla bean, sit for 1-2weeks.
*try any alcohol! We suggest Rum, Bourbon, Brandy, or aged tequila)

But First, Coffee:
1.5oz tequila
1oz esspresso
.75oz coffee liqueur
.5oz cola syrup
(optional) top with soda
(garnish) mint sprig

Salted Caramel Stimulant:
3oz coffee liqueur
1.5oz gin
1.25tsp caramel sauce
(garnish) rim with caramel and sprinkles

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