Have Plate Will Travel : National Coffee Day, celebrate with a coffee infused cocktail

Friday, September 26, 2014

National Coffee Day, celebrate with a coffee infused cocktail

To celebrate National Coffee Day, coffee lovers can toast the day morning, noon and night with a variety of drinks. From a latte in the morning to a cocktail after dinner, coffee can be a great beverage to enjoy throughout the day.

Here are a few facts to think about coffee on National Coffee Day on September 29.
Lattes before Love: 42% of coffee drinkers say that their last cup of coffee was more satisfying than their last “intimate experience”
The Real McSteamy: 59% of coffee drinkers agree that coffee drinkers are more attractive than non-coffee drinkers
Our Beverage BFF: 57% of coffee drinkers can’t imagine getting through at least one life experience without coffee – like starting a new job (34%), moving (25%), college (22%), having a child (15%) and getting married (15%).
Cup O’Smarts: On average, coffee drinkers think they gain 25 IQ points after they have a cup of coffee – and 14% of drinkers think they gain 55 to 99 points.
Armed with this coffee knowledge, it is time to raise a glass to National Coffee Day. Nescafe Gusto is a lovely way to enjoy a coffee beverage any time of day. From a bold espresso to a delicate latte, the Nescafe Gusto can create coffee house beverages at home.
Set up your Nescafe Gusto, brew a delicious cup of coffee and unwind with these beverages.

Carajillo 43
  • 1-1/2 oz Licor 43
  • 3 oz Espresso, chilled
Directions:
  • Pour ingredients in a glass over ice and serve. Pretend it was harder to make.
Orange You Glad It's Got Tequila?
  • 1-1/2 oz. Reposado tequila
  • 3/4 oz. Orange liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Espresso, chilled (we used NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto)
Directions:
  • Add all the ingredients to a tall glass or a cocktail shaker. Add ice. Stir with a long spoon (don't shake) for 30 seconds to a minute, and strain into an up glass.
  • Garnish with a strip of orange peel, spiraled inside the glass.
Spicy Chai Affogato
Ingredients
  • 1 NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Chai Latte
  • ½ cup scoop French vanilla ice cream
  • 1.5 oz spiced rum
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Crack of fresh black pepper
Directions
  • Add ice cream and spiced rum into glass and pull one NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Chai Latte over it.
  • Top with a dash of cayenne pepper and a crack of fresh black pepper.

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