On a trip to Helsinki, Philip Duff drank an espresso romano (an espresso served with a piece of lemon zest). When he returned home, he tinkered with ingredients behind the bar and created this drink.
Glassware Guide More Vodka Drinks
1 1/2 ounces vodka
1/2 ounce coffee liqueur
2 ounces chilled brewed espresso
1/2 ounce elderflower syrup
1/4 ounce Rich Simple Syrup
3 coffee beans and 1 lemon verbena leaf (optional), smacked, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnishes and shake very well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the coffee beans and lemon verbena leaf.
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