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The Workman’s Friend’s Drink Taken Cocktail

With only 7 ingredients, you can be your own bartender.

Ingredients

Espresso-infused vodka (yields 10 servings):

  • 2 cups coarse ground espresso
  • 1/4 cup raw cane sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 750 milliliters (approximately 3 cups) vodka

Cocktail:

  • 2 ounces espresso-infused vodka
  • 1/4 ounce Sambuca
  • 5 ounces cane sugar root beer (Abita is recommended)

Preparation

Espresso-infused vodka (yields 10 servings):

  • Steep coarse ground espresso and raw cane sugar in boiling water for 15 minutes
  • Strain grounds through coffee filter
  • Combine strained espresso with vodka

Cocktail/Assembly:

  • Shake ingredients vigorously in mixing tin
  • Pour into champagne coupe

WANNA GO?
The Workman’s Friend
1531 Central Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28205
980.224.8234

This article ran in the March 2016 issue of Charlotte Happenings.

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