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.