"It was a dark and stormy night" - Washington Irving While this much-used phrase is often referred to as clichéd, the cocktail carrying its name is far from hackneyed! This beautiful drink is similar to a traditional Dark & Stormy. My version, of course, puts a twist on the classic by incorporating coffee. Enjoy!
This coffee based martini combines the sweet buttery goodness of hazelnut, and the creamy richness of chocolate, with the rich, slightly bitter wonder that is espresso. The combination is a truly wonderful after dinner or anytime cocktail. Enjoy!
A caramel flavored kiss on a cool Valentine's Day is the inspiration behind today's cocktail. Grab your honey, give the shaker a shake, and see how the night unfolds! Directions 1) Rim a martini glass with salted caramel sauce (*see recipe below). Roll the edge slowly over the plated sauce and set aside. 2) In... Continue Reading →
This is the second of 3 drinks featuring Buttered Rum coffee from TheQueenBean.com. Buttered rum coffee is filled with spicy goodness. When combined with Captain Morgan's spiced rum -- you have an undeniable adventure waiting for you in your glass!
This is the first of three coffee cocktails made with TheQueenBean.com buttered rum coffee. Buttered rum is usually associated with hot comforting drinks, cool weather, and the holiday season. Here is proof positive that it is just as tasty when chilled!
The espresso & tonic (or E&T) is quickly becoming a favorite substitute for its less bubbly cousin the iced coffee. The citrus notes in the quinine based tonic bring out the lively citrus found in most espresso blends. Today I present you with 3 differently brewed E&T's and my thoughts on the finished products.
Pure vanilla, gentle lavender, hot or cold, regular or decaffeinated, French vanilla coffee is a perennial favorite, and when you taste these TheQueenBean.com coffee cocktail creations you will understand why! The Vanilla Royále A delicious summertime or anytime treat that can be made with or without whiskey! What you need: 1.5 oz. of your favorite... Continue Reading →
Ahhhh, the 2000's! This episode of Coffee & Cocktails with Cindy is pleased to transport you back to a simpler time... When Lindsay and Paris ran wild through the streets of NY and LA. The trucker hats were large, the belly chains fierce, and the jeans...well low... Unfortunately the trendy cocktails of the time period... Continue Reading →
The queen's take on an alcoholic marshmallow peep - perfect for an after dinner drink! What you will need: TheQueenBean.com coffee DaVinci Gourmet Syrup - Toasted Marshmallow (available in regular or sugar free!) Vodka Chocolate sauce Whipped cream Pre-heat your coffee mug and combine one part vodka with one part toasted marshmallow syrup and stir.... Continue Reading →