Tangy Bourbon Espresso

A truly complex Bourbon Espresso that combines citrus, spices, and bourbon for full robust flavors and lots of subtle undertones. This tangy drink is perfect for relaxing evening with friends and family.

How to make a Bourbon Espresso

  • Step one is to brew espresso coffee you can have it hot or cold all depends on how you like it. Add the cold or hot brew espresso into your cup and top each with one part boiling water.
  • Add one tablespoon of sugar, one ounce of bourbon and one tablespoon of half and half to your cup. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and serve. (pour over Ice if you would like it cold)

Coffee Tip

Regular Coffee vs. Espresso

What is the difference between regular coffee and espresso? For the most part it comes down to taste. Sometimes people say it’s all about the level of grind. You go to any Starbucks and you will see a bag of coffee beans or ground coffee labeled espresso. But it’s not the type of roast or the grind at all.

It’s the brewing process is what separates the two! Espresso is made by forcing steam into the ground coffee. Regular coffee is made by pouring water over ground beans in a filter. This process also gives its taste different. Because regular coffee is coarse, it tends to be very robust and bright. Where Espresso is considered very dark; the bean is very finely ground, almost like a powder, and extremely aromatic. So when it comes down to it, the difference between Regular Coffee and Espresso all comes down to how it’s brewed.

Tangy Bourbon Espresso

A truly complex espresso that combines citrus, spices, and bourbon for full robust flavors and lots of subtle undertones.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Coffee brewing device
  • Cold brew maker or coffee brewing device

Ingredients
  

  • 4 parts boiling water
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons half and half
  • 4 ounces bourbon

Instructions
 

  • Step one is to brew espresso coffee you can have it hot or cold all depends on how you like it.
  • Add the cold or hot brew espresso into your cup and top each with one part boiling water.
  • Stir in ground cinnamon, ground cloves, ground cardamom
  • Add one tablespoon of sugar, one ounce of bourbon and one tablespoon of half and half to your cup.
  • Stir until the sugar is dissolved and serve. Top off with orange zest (pour over Ice if you would like it cold)
Keyword coffee