HOLIDAY COCKTAIL: White Christmas Cocktail (New Year’s Eve, Too)

[1] The White Christmas Cocktail has a complex layering of flavors, including coffee and vanilla (photos #1 and #2 © Kilkea Castle). [2] The cocktail is available through the holiday season, at Kilkea Castle’s restaurants and lounges. [3] If you purchase a bottle of Tia Maria for this cocktail, you can use it as often…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mr. Black Cold Brew Espresso Liqueur, The Best Coffee Liqueur

When we first tasted Mr. Black at a trade show, it was magnificent—but only available in Australia, where it was created. Wholesale buyers liked it too, because now it’s widely available in the U.S. If you drink other coffee liqueurs, you’ve got to try Mr. Black. If you know a coffee drinker who’d enjoy sipping…
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RECIPE: No Bake Chocolate Cake

You don’t have to turn on the oven to make this no-bake cake from FAGE Total, but you do need to refrigerate it for 12 hours to set. The fudgy chocolate is accented with coffee liqueur: Illy, Kahlúa, Tia Maria or whatever you have on hand. If you don’t like coffee liqueur, substitute orange liqueur…
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COCKTAIL: Coffee & Cream (& Tequila)

Love coffee, tequila and heat? Here’s a cocktail called The Spicy Bee, from Patrón Spirits. It uses Patrón XO Cafe Dark, a rich coffee liqueur with a tequila base. If you want to use what you have, feel free to substitute, e.g., tequila and Kahlúa. RECIPE: COFFEE & TEQUILA COCKTAIL Ingredient For 1 Drink 1…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Irish Coffee Shots

Each year we present Irish coffee recipes for St. Patrick’s Day. Here they are: The history of Irish coffee and the original recipe Irish coffee recipe variations   But for something different this year, we like these Irish coffee “shots.” Traditional Irish coffee combines whiskey, brown sugar, black coffee and heavy cream. In these shots,…
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