Meet the SANG Espresso Martini - Your New Go-To Cocktail!

Espresso martini in two glasses

She’s sophisticated, she’s mysterious, and she’s a little cheeky, the SANG Espresso Martini an indulgent coffee cocktail that perfectly blends the richness of Vietnamese coffee with the smoothness of vodka and the sweetness of Kahlúa.

This recipe offers a perfect balance of flavors. The combination of vodka, Kahlúa, SANG ready-to-drink Vietnamese Coffee, and simple syrup, shaken and strained into a chilled martini glass, creates a delightful and frothy cocktail that is sure to impress. Here’s how you can make it at home and impress everyone with this year-round cocktail!

Ingredients to make the best espresso martini:

  • 1.5 oz vodka

  • 1 oz Kahlúa (coffee liqueur)

  • 1 oz SANG Straight Black with Vanilla Essence (but feel free to jazz it up and use any of our five fiery flavors!)

  • 1/2 oz simple syrup

  • Ice

  • Coffee beans for garnish

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Preparing the SANG Vietnamese Coffee Espresso Martini

1. Fill a Shaker with Ice

Start by filling a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. This will help chill the ingredients quickly and efficiently.

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2. Add the Ingredients

Next, add all the espresso martini ingredients to the shaker: vodka, Kahlúa (a coffee-flavored liqueur), SANG Vietnamese Coffee, and simple syrup. The coffee and coffee liqueur will provide the signature espresso flavor, while the simple syrup adds a touch of sweetness to balance the drink.

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3. Shake, Strain. & Serve

Once all the ingredients are in the shaker, secure the lid and shake the mixture vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This will thoroughly combine the ingredients and chill the drink.

After shaking, strain the chilled mixture into a pre-chilled martini glass. This will ensure a smooth, velvety texture and elevate your espresso martini to the next level.

4. Garnish with Coffee Beans & Enjoy the best Espresso martini!

Finally, garnish the espresso martini with a few whole coffee beans. This not only adds a nice visual touch but also allows the aroma of the coffee to enhance the overall drinking experience.

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Whether it's in an Irish Coffee or as a Cold Brew coffee, Vietnamese coffee is delicious in any form and this Espresso Martini is no exception!

The perfect choice for any special occasion or if you want to make any occasion special. Whether enjoyed as a pre-dinner aperitif or as a luxurious after-dinner treat, the SANG Espresso Martini is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

So, why not treat yourself and your guests to this exquisite coffee cocktail and savor the rich and creamy flavors it has to offer. Zhuzh up any cocktail or dish with SANG Vietnamese Coffee, SNAG SANG today!