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. More Vodka Drinks
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.