Driving’s other fuel—that would be caffeine, not gas—gets spruced up in this offbeat recipe from Sam Penix of Everyman Espresso in New York City treats iced coffee like a cocktail, adding peach nectar and lime juice to amp the beans’ citrus and other fruit notes. The bright, light, yet complex result is surprisingly refreshing and almost tea-like—something akin to a coffee Arnold Palmer—with no funky coffee-mouth effect.
- 5 oz. iced coffee
- 1 oz. peach nectar
- 1⁄4 oz. lime juice
- 1⁄4 oz. simple syrup or 1 sugar packet
- Combine ingredients in an ice-filled glass or thermos. Stir to combine. Squeeze lime wedge over top and drop into glass.