It appears that everyone actually is drinking espresso martinis—which is why an entire festival dedicated to the cocktail seems like the next logical step.
Coffee liquor brand Mr Black is seizing the opportunity, officially bringing its iconic Espresso Martini Fest to the United States for the very first time on May 16th through the 22nd. The event originally debuted in Australia back in 2016, setting up shop in London a few years later and now reaching this side of the Atlantic.
During the week-long festival, New Yorkers will get to order $12 Espresso Martinis at all types of bars across town.
Here is a full list of participating locations:
Cooper’s Craft & Cocktails (both locations)
Hole in the Wall (all locations)
Nina’s x Liquid Lab
The Ainsworth East Village
"The Espresso Martini is a genuine modern classic cocktail. It’s been consistently popular around the world for ten years, and it’s great to see the U.S. having its coffee cocktail renaissance in 2022," said Tom Baker, the founder of Mr Black, in an official statement.
The festival will also take place across other American cities, including Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego, Chicago, San Francisco and Houston. Clearly, the espresso martini is here to stay.
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