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Tequila Espresso Martini

As someone who loves to mix drinks, there’s one that features a bold flavor and energizing kick: the Tequila Espresso Martini. It combines the warmth of tequila with the rich and deep notes of espresso, balanced by a touch of sweetness. This drink has a unique blend, offering a spirited lift with every sip. It’s perfect for those moments when you need a boost or just want to drink something special. For an unforgettable twist on a classic, give the Tequila Espresso Martini a try.

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Tequila Espresso Martini

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Keyword: coffee liqueur, Espresso, Tequila
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Discover the bold flavors of a Tequila Espresso Martini. Perfect for a spirited lift. Try this unique drink today.


  • 2 oz tequila you can use a reposado tequila for a smooth oak-aged flavor
  • 1 oz espresso freshly brewed and cooled
  • 1/2 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup adjust to taste
  • Coffee beans for garnish


  • Chill Your Glass: Start by placing your martini glass in the freezer to chill. This step ensures your drink stays cold and refreshing.
  • Mix Ingredients: In a shaker, combine the tequila, freshly brewed espresso, coffee liqueur, and simple syrup. The espresso should be cool to prevent diluting the ice too quickly.
  • Shake It Up: Add a handful of ice cubes to the shaker. Secure the lid and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. The goal is to chill the mixture thoroughly and add a slight frothy texture.
  • Strain and Serve: Take your chilled martini glass from the freezer. Strain the mixture into the glass, ensuring a smooth pour without any ice.
  • Garnish: For a classic finish, garnish your Tequila Espresso Martini with three coffee beans. They add a subtle aroma and an elegant look.
  • Enjoy: Sip and enjoy the rich, complex flavors of your Tequila Espresso Martini.
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Tequila Espresso Martini
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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