How to make a Espresso Martini

How to make a Espresso Martini

"Espresso Elegance: Crafting the Perfect Martini Buzz ☕🍸"

About the Drink:

The Espresso Martini, a sophisticated libation, seamlessly melds the boldness of 50ml vodka with the intense richness of freshly brewed, cooled espresso. This timeless cocktail provides a velvety, invigorating experience—a celebration of robust flavors that awaken the senses. Crowned with three delicate coffee beans, it transcends being a mere drink, offering a moment of refined indulgence.

The History:

Originating in 1980s London, the Espresso Martini is credited to bartender Dick Bradsell, inspired by a model's desire for a drink to "wake me up and f**k me up." A symbol of chic indulgence, it stands as a testament to the artistry of mixology—a classic celebrated globally for its enduring charm.


  • 50ml vodka
  • 30ml coffee liqueur
  • 30ml freshly brewed, cooled espresso
  • 10ml simple syrup
  • Three coffee beans.

Cocktail Equipment:

  • Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Espresso machine or coffee maker
  • Martini glass
  • Mixing spoon


  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. Brew and cool a shot of espresso.
  3. Combine vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso, and simple syrup in a shaker.
  4. Shake vigorously for 15-20 seconds using a mixing spoon.
  5. Strain into the chilled glass.
  6. Garnish with three coffee beans.

Crafting the perfect Espresso Martini is an art—a fusion of boldness, history, and precise mixology. This cocktail is more than a drink; it's an invitation to indulge in refined, caffeinated bliss with every sip. ☕🍸