Coffee is not just a morning wake-up beverage. You can have a warm, tasty coffee-based beverage in the evening, or anytime, jazzed up for adults with liqueurs. Decaffeinated coffee can be used in place of regular, to keep you from getting a jolt of wakefulness after hours.
Try this delicious, nutty chocolate-hazelnut concoction: combine hot coffee with chocolate liqueur and hazelnut liqueur. Served in a wine glass, this is a sophisticated drink to help you unwind.
The classic Irish Coffee is comforting and rich. Mix a cup of hot coffee with good Irish whiskey and a bit of sugar, for a sweet and tangy drink. You can top this one with whipped cream for an even richer treat.
If you’re in the mood for something a little more exotic, try the French Connection cocktail, made with hot coffee, cognac and amaretto, topped with whipped cream and slivered almonds.
A cold coffee cocktail is just the thing for hot weather. Enjoy a caramel latte for grown-ups, made with espresso, caramel vodka, coffee liqueur and half-and-half. Serve in a tall glass with ice for cooling refreshment.
Whether piping hot or icy cold, coffee cocktails will surprise you with their versatility and deliciousness.