Black Forest Recipe

Espresso, Benedictine, Maraschino Liqueur, Orange Coffee Bitters
Black Forest
The Black Forest cocktail features chilled espresso to give you an extra kick and help out with those particularly groggy mornings. There are several different recipes for this drink, but this one comes from the original, 1947 edition of the Angostura Professional Mixing Guide.

Black Forest Ingredients

0.5 oz Benedictine
0.5 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
2 dashes orange coffee bitters
4 oz chilled espresso
Coffee bean for garnish

How to make a Black Forest

  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled champagne flute.
  3. Let settle until only a small head of foam remains on the top.
  4. Garnish with a coffee bean and serve.
Black Forest