For festive drink ideas that include a nip of the magical brown stuff, look no further than these popular coffee cocktails. Whether you pop them up your sleeve for party days or keep them filed for cheeky recoveries the morning after, we think you’ll love them. Be assured we’ve split the deck evenly between ideas for the 18+ audience and mocktail inspiration for the happily booze free.
Secret tip: Filter coffee lifts cocktails to a new level.
Fresh and fabulous for Christmas morning shenanigans perhaps? Big thanks to @eli_bang for the recipe.
Tip: You’ll want a sweet orange, as the juice balances the bitterness of the coffee.
Now Tanner Colson has a leftfield entry that we are curiously drawn to. The avocado adds a super creamy goodness.
Tip: You could use cow or oat milk if you’d rather skip the almond milk.
It’s a resounding yes from us with this Christmas gin cocktail by local legends Four Pillars Gin. This one’s topped by festive ground nutmeg.
Tip: Filter coffee works well with this one.
Tip: If you want your pretty little garnish to float on your drink, be sure to make great foam.
Have a play with these, as they each pair rather well with coffee:
Please drink responsibly. Even a hearty pour of tonic with some fresh fruit and a cooled shot of espresso on ice is all kinds of delicious (see visual inspiration in the happy pic at the verytop of this blog).