Who doesn’t love two kinds of “buzz” in one? To imbibe while caffeinating has seemed like a privilege reserved for the Irish for generations. But with a coffee and cocktail culture growing in parallel strides in Baltimore, why not evolve our approach to the caffeinated cocktail along the way? This delicious mix will put a pep in your step while delighting your palate.
11⁄2 ounces Patron XO Cafe
1⁄2 ounce Cointreau
2 ounces cold brew iced coffee
Fine granulated raw sugar
Combine Patron XO Cafe, Cointreau and cold brew coffee together with a pinch of sugar in mixing shaker packed with ice. Shake for 10 seconds. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Enhance with a touch of cream as desired.
By Ginny Lawhorn, award-winning bartender at Landmark Theatres, Harbor East and founder of Tend for a Cause.