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How To Make The Perfect Espresso Martini With Grainshaker

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February 7, 2022
December 2, 2021

It's a modern classic and one of the easiest cocktails to make at home - we live in an Espresso Martini world and Grainshaker makes one of the best on the planet. The subtle caramel and vanilla of the Grainshaker Corn is perfect to build out the flavour, while the texture's bold enough to stand up to the bold coffee flavours.

Making an easy cocktail even easier, we've created an Espresso Martini Kit which has three full bottles of Grainshaker Corn, Mr Black Coffee Liqueur and First Press Cold Drip Coffee Cocktail Mixer.

Here's how you do it. What you need at home are:

- Grainshaker Espresso Martini kit
- Shaker*
- Ice**

*Now before you get too worried about not having a bar-grade cocktail shaker at home - don't. You'll have something in the kitchen you can use. As Mr Black's Martin Hudak points out in the below video, "you can use a jam jar, hip flask, protein shaker, pretty much anything you can close."

**If you don't have any ice, no worries, keep your vodka in the freezer and other ingredients in the fridge.

All you need to do is mix equal measures of the Grainshaker vodka, Mr Black and First Press into your shaking vessel.

30mls each is a good amount - but do 40ml if you feel like it, we're not the boss of you.

If you can fit a block of ice into your shaker, do so now to keep everything cold. Shake (and dance) to combine all the ingredients or until your arms get tired, then pour into your favourite glass or drinking vessel and enjoy!


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