Expresso Society

The best places to drink your favourite pick-me-up and tips and tricks for making it at home

Cafe Del Mar Espresso Martini Patron
Photograph: James Ambrose

You start your day with a coffee, and you end it on a nightcap. But when you merge the two you get cocktail magic, which is why our love for an Espresso Martini is enduring. It's the pick-me-up you need before a night on the town; and the relaxer that smooths out the end of the evening. Whether you're frocking up for drinks with a view, trying out variations on the classic or just mixing up some fun at home, here's everything you need to know about the king of coffee cocktails. 

Guide to Espresso Martinis

Where to get a winter twist on an Espresso Martini
Bars

Where to get a winter twist on an Espresso Martini

For winter, Patrón XO Café has curated a list of ace Sydney bars for the Expresso Society, serving a twist on the classic coffee cocktail

Where to drink Espresso Martinis with a view
Bars

Where to drink Espresso Martinis with a view

Sip a cocktail while you stare out into the gorgeous distance – at these venues, it’s all about the aspect

End your evening with an Espresso Martini nightcap
Restaurants

End your evening with an Espresso Martini nightcap

Digestive, coffee or dessert? It’s the age old question and there’s only one answer: all of the above. Specifically, an Espresso Martini 

A bluffer鈥檚 guide to tasting: Winter warmers edition
Bars

A bluffer鈥檚 guide to tasting: Winter warmers edition

Some of the best tasting things are perfectly suited to the frosty months of the year. Here's a cheat sheet for the top winter warmers

Learn how to make the perfect Espresso Martini from the experts at the Paddington Inn
Bars

Learn how to make the perfect Espresso Martini from the experts at the Paddington Inn

Prep to impress with pre-drinks at your place.

Vote for the bar making your favourite Patr贸n XO Espresso Martini and win a $200 bar tab

Vote for the bar making your favourite Patr贸n XO Espresso Martini and win a $200 bar tab

Which of these twists on the classic Espresso Martini takes your fancy?