National Coffee Day is on September 29th, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a bespoke coffee cocktail by some of the best restaurants and cocktail bars in New York City. So shake up a cocktail, sit back, relax and enjoy!
Negroni José | Created at Añejo, NYC
1 oz/ El Buho Espadin Mezcal
1 oz Campari
.75 oz Sweet Vermouth
.75 oz Blue Bottle Cold Brew
.25 oz Kahlua
Add big cube to rocks glass, garnish with orange slice.
Back to Black | Created at Bluebird London NYC
1 oz Pierde Almas Mezcal
1 oz Caffo Bitter
.5 oz Branca Menta
.5 oz Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur
Midnight in Stockholm | Created by Alberto Miranda, Co-Owner/Beverage Director of Nobody Told Me, NYC
1.5 oz Krogstadt Aquavit
.5 oz Mr. Black
.25 oz Demerara
2 Dashes of Ango, Orange
Add big cube to rocks glass, garnish with a lemon and orange peel.
Frenchman’s Cove | Created at My Friend Duke, NYC
.5 oz lemon
.5 oz simple syrup
.75 oz Coffee Liqueur
1.5 oz Jamaican rum
Whip shake, serve over ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with an orange slice and nutmeg.
Cafe Disco| Created at Mister Paradise, NYC
6 g Demerara Sugar
11 ml Cold Brewed Coffee
35 ml House Roasted Buckwheat Tea
57 ml Whiskey
The cocktail is batched following this recipe and cooked sous vide at 150F for 1 hour, then bottled and kept in the freezer for service. To serve, pour 1/8 oz of Pernod Absinthe into a chilled rocks glass, then place 1 large ice cube over it. Slowly pour 4 oz of the cooked cocktail from the freezer over the ice and let it louche the absinthe at the base. Garnish with a grapefruit zest.
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.