A lot of people don’t think too much about mixing coffee and alcohol but they provide an amazing combination when it comes to drinks. They can be especially useful during winter time when the spirit provided by alcohol comes in a lethal combination with the punch delivered by the caffeine. If you want to come up with the best alcoholic coffee drinks that you can make then you can use these liquors:
Irish Cream- This is a classic when it comes to making alcoholic drinks with coffee in them. It has smooth taste that reminds one of whisky.
Butterscotch Schnapps- Some might find the sweet taste of this liquor to be a little disagreeable, but to those with a sweet tooth, this can be a treat when mixed with coffee. If you also need to add some hot flavour to a cup of cocoa, this is the best way to do it.
Frangelico- If you enjoy drinks that has a particularly nutty taste to it then this is your liquor to use. It has that laid back flavour that you can really enjoy with a strong cup of coffee. If you want to have an idea of it taste like, think of hazelnut with a little vanilla to go.
Kahlua- Many are familiar with this liquor already and you should know too that since it tastes a little like coffee in the first place, it is the best kind of additive to your cup. It can bring a certain roasted flavour to your cup and a little more sweetness to it. It can also be used on hot chocolate if that is the kind of drink that you prefer.
Grand Marnier- This liquor adds an undeniably orange flavour to your dink. This is perfect for an after dinner drink when you can fully appreciate its flavour.
Now if you are after some really exciting hot coffee recipes, then here are a couple that you can try out:
Irish Coffee- This is a classic beverage. It is a simple yet popular drink that always hits the right spot. Here’s what you need:
– A cup of hot coffee.
– 1 ½ oz of Irish whisky.
– 1 tablespoon of sugar.
All you have to do is to mix all of the ingredients inside a mug and then to top it off with whipped cream.
Cajun Coffee- Now if you want a dash of a little of the Old World then you should try a sample of the Cajun coffee. Here’s what you are going to need:
– 3 cups of hot coffee
– 6 tablespoons of molasses
– 6 tablespoons of dark rum
– Whipped cream
In a pan heat the molasses and the coffee and wait until the molasses is totally dissolved. Place a tablespoon of dark rum on each mug and place the coffee in it. You can use whipped cream on it if you want to.
These are just some of the best alcoholic coffee drinks that you can try out to get a really strong kick out of your drinks.