Shaking the ingredients with ice creates a foamy “crema” atop this bittersweet coffee-flavored martini from cocktail guru Ericka Duffy. Be sure to squeeze the orange peel over the drink; the citrus-oil aroma is essential for balance.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add cognac, coffee liqueur, espresso, and simple syrup. Cover and shake vigorously until frothy, about 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Squeeze orange twist over drink and add to lip of glass; float coffee beans in drink, and serve immediately.
Ingredient conversions off. if 3 Tbsp is 1/2 oz (cognac), then 2 Tbsp isn't 1 oz (coffee liqueur). Which are the correct amounts?