The Hazelnut Espresso Martini: A Faema Canada Special

The Hazelnut Espresso Martini: A Faema Canada Special
The Hazelnut Espresso Martini: A Faema Canada Special

Welcome to the world of exquisite cocktails with a twist! Today we're thrilled to unveil a drink that's not just a beverage but an experience – the Hazelnut Espresso Martini. This creation is more than a cocktail; it's a journey through taste tradition and innovation. Perfect for any occasion, this martini blends the rich flavors of espresso with the sweet, nutty notes of hazelnut, creating a symphony in a glass.


Step-by-Step Recipe: Crafting the Perfect Hazelnut Espresso Martini


  • Chilled martini glass
  • 0.5oz Fabbri Nocciola syrup
  • Ice
  • 1oz Kahlua
  • 1.5oz vodka
  • 2oz freshly brewed espresso
  • Two dashes cacao bitters
  • Three coffee beans for garnish


  1. Preparation: Start by chilling your martini glass - a crucial step for that perfect sip.
  2. The Base: Pour 0.5oz of Fabbri Nocciola syrup into your cocktail shaker.
  3. The Icy Bed: Fill the shaker with ice to set the stage for our flavors.
  4. Layering Flavors: Add 1oz of Kahlua over the ice, introducing a coffee liqueur note.
  5. The Spirit: Follow with 1.5oz of vodka for that smooth, clear kick.
  6. The Star: Introduce 2oz of freshly brewed Faema espresso, the heart of our drink.
  7. The Twist: Include two dashes of cacao bitters, adding depth and complexity.
  8. Shake it Up: Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds, blending all the flavors harmoniously.
  9. The Finale: Strain the mixture into your chilled glass, presenting a masterpiece.
  10. Garnish: Add three coffee beans atop, a nod to the espresso's origin.

Tips & Tricks

  • Use quality espresso beans for a richer flavor. Our traditional Italian espresso beans are a perfect choice.
  • Shake well to create a frothy top, adding a creamy texture to your martini.
  • Experiment with the amount of Fabbri Nocciola syrup to suit your taste.

The Story Behind the Drink

The Espresso Martini, a classic cocktail, finds its roots in the late 20th century. Its evolution reflects the ever-changing tastes and trends in the cocktail world. Our version, the Hazelnut Espresso Martini, is a modern twist on this classic, bringing together the traditional robust espresso with the sweet, nutty flair of hazelnut.


Pairing and Occasions

Best enjoyed as an evening drink, it's a great companion for dinners or social gatherings. Pairs wonderfully with desserts, especially those with chocolate or nutty flavors. Ideal for the colder seasons, but its versatility makes it enjoyable year-round.

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