Cocktail Recipes for Breakfast or Anytime

Here are a few easy cocktail recipes for breakfast or anytime you feel like a nice libation. Coldbrew coffee can make a great mixer for a morning pick-me-up, but if you’re not a coffee person, then root beer will do in a pinch. Check out the video for quick and easy cocktail ideas, and look a bit farther below for tips on making coldbrew coffee at home.

Easy Cocktail Recipes

COLDBREW COFFEE COCKTAIL
6oz Coldbrew Coffee
1oz Vodka
1oz Irish Cream
…also add a splash of half ‘n half if you like

ROOTBEER FLOAT COCKTAIL
4-5oz Rootbeer
1oz Vodka
1oz Irish Cream
…also add a splash of half ‘n half if you like

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Coffee ice cubes are ideal for cold coffee cocktail recipes.

MIMOSA:
equal parts chilled
Champagne and orange juice

SCREWDRIVER:
1-2oz Vodka to
5oz Orange Juice

GREYHOUND:
1-2oz Vodka to
5oz Grapefruit Juice

BLOODY MARY:
2oz Vodka
4oz Tomato Juice
Lemon Juice
…and then just a little bit of everything else in your refrigerator

SHOT OF JAMESON:
shot of Jameson

Want to Know How to Make Coldbrew Coffee?

What You Need To Make Cold Brew Coffee

COFFEE …Buy whole beans and grind them at home, fresh-ground coffee makes all the difference.
WATER …We use cold tap water, ’cause we’re savages (I mean eco-friendly / cheap)
TIME …This is the hardest part, allow at least 12-24 hours. My wife prefers 36 hours…it’s pretty subjective.

cold brew coffee

cold brew for the best iced coffee

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee for the Best Iced Coffee

Use your favorite coffee beans. Shop around. Experiment. The beans make all the difference.
Buy whole beans and grind them fresh at home.
Grind the beans coarsley.
Place the ground beans in a sealable pitcher or jar and add water.
We like a ratio of 1½ cups whole beans to 4 cups water, but experiment and adjust to your taste…nothing is more subjective than a cup of coffee.
Stir.
Seal the container and place in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours (or more, if you like).
When the time is up, simply strain the mixture through a coffee filter and it’s ready to drink.
Make multiple batches of cold brew coffee at one time, then you won’t have to wait.
Make extra batches of cold brew for coffee ice cubes: just pour coffee into an ice tray and freeze it…coffee ice cubes are fantastic for iced-coffee …it’ll keep the coffee chill without diluting the flavor.

Why Cold Brew?

  • Cold brew coffee is super smooth, and can be less acidic than coffee brewed hot, so it might be a better choice for sensitive tummies.
  • Cold brew stays fresher longer than hot brewed coffee, so you can make bigger batches at a time without
    the coffee growing old and stale to taste.
  • It’ll put pep in your step.

Give cold brew coffee a try and let me know what you think, and bon appétit!

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–Chef Buck


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