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DIY Summer Coffee Cocktails

DIY Summer Coffee Cocktails

 

Summer is in full swing, and what better way to beat the heat than with refreshing coffee cocktails? At Kidd Coffee, we believe in blending the best of both worlds: our rich, flavorful coffee beans and the creativity of DIY cocktails. Whether you prefer single origin blends or our enticing flavored coffees, here are five irresistible recipes to keep you cool and caffeinated all season long.

1. Iced Vanilla Latte Martini

Ingredients:

  • 2 shots of Kidd Coffee's single origin espresso (chilled)
  • 1 oz vanilla vodka
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz milk or cream
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add chilled espresso, vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, and milk or cream.
  3. Shake vigorously until well combined and chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  5. Garnish with coffee beans or a sprinkle of cocoa powder. Enjoy your indulgent coffee martini!

2. Cold Brew Mint Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Kidd Coffee's cold brew concentrate (chilled)
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • 1-2 tablespoons of simple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • Club soda
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. In a glass, muddle a few fresh mint leaves with simple syrup.
  2. Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  3. Pour chilled cold brew concentrate over the ice.
  4. Top with club soda and stir gently.
  5. Garnish with a sprig of mint. Sip and savor the refreshing blend of coffee and mint flavors!

3. Espresso Coconut Cream Delight

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of Kidd Coffee's espresso (cooled)
  • 2 oz coconut rum
  • 1 oz coconut cream
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add cooled espresso, coconut rum, and coconut cream.
  3. Shake well until thoroughly mixed and chilled.
  4. Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Optional: Garnish with toasted coconut flakes. Enjoy the tropical twist of coconut and espresso!

4. Cinnamon Vanilla Coffee Flip

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of Kidd Coffee's single origin espresso (cooled)
  • 1 oz bourbon or whiskey
  • 1/2 oz vanilla syrup
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Egg white
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine cooled espresso, bourbon or whiskey, vanilla syrup, cinnamon, and egg white.
  2. Dry shake (without ice) vigorously for about 15 seconds.
  3. Add ice cubes to the shaker and shake again until well chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled glass.
  5. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon on top for garnish. Sip and enjoy the creamy, aromatic flavors!

5. Hazelnut Espresso Spritzer

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of Kidd Coffee's espresso (cooled)
  • 1 oz hazelnut liqueur
  • Sparkling water or club soda
  • Ice cubes

Instructions:

  1. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour cooled espresso over the ice.
  3. Add hazelnut liqueur and stir gently.
  4. Top with sparkling water or club soda.
  5. Garnish with a twist of lemon or orange peel. Savor the bubbly and nutty essence of this delightful coffee spritzer!

Enjoy these DIY summer coffee cocktails crafted with love and Kidd Coffee's premium beans. Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue or lounging by the pool, these recipes are sure to add a caffeinated twist to your summer festivities. Experiment with our single origin blends or indulge in the richness of our flavored coffees to create your perfect sip of summer. Cheers to good times and great coffee!

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