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 →
What you will need: Grenadine. Godiva chocolate liqueur. Chilled Espresso Joe coffee from TheQueenbean.com. Vodka. Fill your shooter glass about halfway with grenadine. In a mixing glass combine 2 parts Espresso Joe coffee from the QueenBean.com with 1 part Godiva chocolate liqueur. Stir the mixture and layer SLOWLY over the grenadine in the... Continue Reading →
The queen's take on a Kentucky coffee. What you will need 1oz. Kentucky bourbon. 1/2 oz. honey. 1 tsp. cinnamon. 1 cup of Italian roast coffee from TheQueenBean.com. lightly whipped heavy cream. Add the bourbon , honey and cinnamon to a preheated glass. Pour on the coffee until the cup is about 90% full and... Continue Reading →
I love the holidays. I love the festive decorations, bright twinkly lights, and gatherings with friends and family. This holiday I have put my own twist on three hot coffee cocktails -- sure to put the ho in your ho ho and the jingle in your bells. Let's try some, shall we? The Queen's after... Continue Reading →
Funky Monkey is a chocolate banana coconut coffee confection that makes me think of island breezes. Below are 3 cocktails sure to lead you through the palm trees and into the vacation fantasy of your dreams! Before you begin pre-chill all cocktail glasses and prepare some TheQuenBean.com Funky Monkey coffee. I brewed mine in a French... Continue Reading →