3 Coffee Cocktails You Need to Try

Give happy hour a jolt with three coffee-spiked cocktails. The Revelator pairs spicy habanero bitters with sweet vermouth and espresso beans for an intensely flavorful pick-me-up. An old classic, the Irish Coffee combines cream, sugar, and fresh-brewed coffee with whiskey (think of your barista moonlighting as a bartender). Finally, the Light Flight blends cold brew, bitter Fernet-Vallet, sweet St. Germain, and refreshing tonic for a potent twist on iced coffee.

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     With warmer weather comes the inevitable craving for iced or cold brew coffee. The Light Flight is everything you love about classic cold brew coffee and more. With hints of elderflower, lemon and spices shining through in this cocktail, you may never switch back to regular hot coffee again.

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     A Seattle bartender named Keith Waldbauer made the Revelator famous in the midst of a cocktail competition. The drink soon became a menu staple at Liberty Bar, where Waldbauer works. Serve up the Revelator at your next party, happy hour event, or any time you need a pick-me-up. You won't be disappointed!

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     Enjoy the classic Irish Coffee, made with Irish whiskey, hot coffee, simple syrup, and whipped cream. The drink is topped off with freshly grated nutmeg and the end result is a creamy coffee cocktail that puts boring spiked coffee drinks to shame. Enjoy it as an after-dinner treat or anytime of day you need a pick-me-up. The warm drink is especially perfect for chillier nights.