Café Corretto

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Café Corretto

Patrick Poelvoorde offers an eye-opening coffee cocktail featuring Fernet-Branca—an amaro with a hearty alcohol kick that can stand up to other strong flavors like espresso and dark chocolate—at San Francisco's Park Tavern.Helen Rosner

Patrick Poelvoorde offers an eye-opening coffee cocktail featuring Fernet-Branca—an amaro with a hearty alcohol kick that can stand up to other strong flavors like espresso and dark chocolate—at San Francisco's Park Tavern. This recipe first appeared in our Jan/Feb 2014 SAVEUR 100 issue with the article Amari.

Café Corretto
Patrick Poelvoorde offers an eye-opening coffee cocktail featuring Fernet-Branca at San Francisco's Park Tavern.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. chilled espresso
  • 34 oz. Caffé Borghetti espresso liqueur
  • 12 oz. Fernet-Branca
  • 14 oz. simple syrup
  • 3 espresso beans, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine chilled espresso, Caffé Borghetti espresso liqueur, Fernet-Branca, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with espresso beans.