Legend has it that the late bartender Dick Bradsell invented the Espresso Martini in the 80’s when a super model walked up to him and said the famous words:“Can you please make something that will wake me up and then fuck me up?”

The espresso martini has since become an irresistible after dinner pick me up.


100ml Absolut Vodka or your preferred vodka of choice
50ml freshly brewed espresso coffee that has cooled

50ml Kahlua or another coffee liqueur

6 pieces of ice

3 coffee beans for garnish


Fill a shaker with ice cubes and add all of the ingredients. Shake for 30 seconds and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with coffee beans and serve.