Cocktail Tutorial - how to make an espresso martini

Posted by Paula Woodward in Cocktails, Food & Drink, Latest News,

We have recently launched a great new cocktail menu in our bar, which has a great selection of delicious blends, along with some classic favourites too. We thought we’d give you a slice of the cocktail action and let you in on how to make some yourself at home, with an easy-to-follow video tutorial from our talented bar manager Rudi West.

Watch the video of how to make an espresso martini cocktail, then give it a go yourself.


50ml Absolut vanilla vodka
– 25ml creme de cacao
– 25ml Kahlua
– 25ml vanilla syrup
– One shot of espresso
– Coffee beans to garnish
– Ice


– Rocks glass
– Boston shaker
– A spirit measure


1. Chill your serving glass by filling it with ice and setting aside.

2.Place all ingredients in the glass half of the Boston cocktail shaker, fill the glass with ice, place the lid of the shaker on firmly and shake.

3.Remove the ice from the serving glass. Separate the Boston shaker, place the strainer on top and pour into the chilled serving glass for a lovely frothy finish.

4.Top with three coffee beans and serve.