- Our esteemed patriarch Lord Lyre esq. was present at the Groucho Club London when the first ever Espresso Martini was served. As legend has it, a rather famous model asked Dick Bradsell, the godfather of modern cocktails for a drink that, “Will wake me up, then f*ck me up.” One out of two will be more than adequate.
45mL (1.5oz) Lyre's Coffee Originale15mL (0.5oz) Lyre's White Cane Spirit45mL (1.5oz) premium cold drip or fresh espresso10mL (0.25oz) premium vanilla syrup (not vanilla essence)
Method: Dry shake, 1/2 fill shaker with ice. Shake hard briefly, fine strain.
Glass: Cocktail Coupette
Garnish: Coffee Bean Float
* FOR A LOWER ALCOHOL OPTION, REPLACE 15ML OF WHITE CANE SPIRIT WITH 15ML WHITE RUM OR VODKA OF YOUR CHOICE