Who needs National Coffee Day on September 29th when, in our minds, it's a national coffee holiday every day? This year, renew, reuse and recycle old trends by mixing your leftover morning coffee into rejuvenating cocktails for a fun night out with friends!

Toast to the caffeinated craze with these coffee cocktails from Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur, Fernet-Branca, Carpano Antica, Crystal Head Vodka, Koskenkorva Vodka, Tequila Avión, and Lock Stock & Barrel.

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Night Cap

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz. Crystal Head Vodka
  • ½ oz. Caffè Borghetti coffee liqueur
  • 1 freshly brewed espresso shot
  • Chocolate shavings or coffee beans

Method: Pour Crystal Head, coffee liqueur and espresso into a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously to create froth then strain into a martini glass. Garnish: Chocolate shavings or finely crushed coffee beans

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Mint Mocha Spiked Coffee (created by Pam Wiznitzer)

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Brancamenta
  • 3 oz. cold coffee

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Coffee Martini

Ingredients:

  • .5 oz. Koskenkorva Vodka
  • .5 oz. Homemade Recycled Coffee Liqueur
  • .2 oz. Brown Sugar Simple Syrup

Method: Measure ingredients and shake vigorously. Fine strain in a cocktail glass and serve. Recycled coffee liqueur: After brewing coffee, take the grounds and add them in 2 cups of vodka. Let sit for 12 hours and filter 3 times. Add 3.5 ounces and stir until sugar dissolved. Bottle in a heated bottle and keep in a cool and dark place. Keep for 6 months.

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Not My Irish Coffee

Ingredients:

  • Fernet-Branca
  • Brandy
  • White Crème de Cacao
  • Cold Brew
  • Simple Syrup
  • Housemade Fernet-Branca infused whipped cream
  • Scrappy’s Chocolate Bitters (shaved)
  • Cinnamon

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The After-Party

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Tequila Avión Reposado
  • 1oz Tequila AviónEspresso
  • 1oz Chilled Coffee, Chilled Espresso, or Cold Brew Coffee
  • .25 Agave Syrup

Method: Combine ingredients in a shaker tin, add ice, shake, and double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with coffee beans or nothing at all.

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The Third Man

Ingredients:

  • Coffee-infused Santa Teresa 1796 rum
  • Cocchi di Torino
  • Fernet-Branca
  • Bénédictine
  • Angostura bitters
  • Orange oils
  • Flambéed coffee beans

Method: Combine all ingredients and enjoy!

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Topsy Turvy(by Jeremy Oertel)

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Carpano Antica Formula
  • 1 oz. Lock Stock & Barrel Rye
  • 1 tsp. Caffè Borghetti coffee liqueur
  • 1 dash Mole Bitters (preferably Bittermens)

Method: Combine all ingredients and garnish with Mole Bitters. Enjoy!