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Espresso Martini

RPM Espresso Martini Recipe

The RPM Espresso Martini seamlessly blends the modern and traditional, appealing to both classic and contemporary cocktail enthusiasts. With the infusion of Licor 43, it elevates the experience by accentuating vanilla undertones and introducing a delightful textural element. There are two keys to perfecting this cocktail, making freshly brewed espresso and the meticulous shaking technique—extended and vigorous—creating aeration that enhances the coffee flavor and refines the drink’s texture. This thoughtful approach transforms the Espresso Martini into a sophisticated and indulgent beverage, marrying the best of both worlds for a refined and satisfying sip that’s perfect for any occasion. For a fun and contemporary twist, try this cocktail with tequila! Download the recipe

Espresso Martini

RPM Espresso Martini 

Serves 1


  • 1 ½  oz. Vodka or Reposado Tequila
  • ½  oz. Kahlua
  • ½  oz. Licor 43
  • 1 oz. Espresso, freshly brewed
  • 3 Espresso Beans


  1. Brew a shot of espresso and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  2. Fill a boston shaker half full with ice cubes.
  3. Add vodka or tequila, Kahlua, Licor 43 and cooled espresso to the shaker.
  4. Shake the mixture vigorously for 20 to 30 seconds to chill and froth the ingredients.
  5. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
  6. Garnish with espresso beans.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

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