Cocktail of the week: The Tonka Bean Espresso Martini
Established in 1912 in Bourges, near Paris, Monin is the leading brand of premium flavoured syrups used in bars, cafés and restaurants around the world to create stylish and delicious drinks. From classic cocktail syrups such as Grenadine and Gomme to new varieties such as Tonka Bean – launched earlier this year – Monin leads the way creating exciting new flavours.
Monin Tonka Bean Syrup is the perfect addition to a host of cocktails; its spicy marzipan flavour is complemented by delicate notes of vanilla, cinnamon and cloves, meaning it pairs beautifully with a range of spirits and liqueurs.
For a luxurious twist on a modern classic cocktail, try the Tonka Bean Espresso Martini.
Tonka Bean Espresso Martini
The Espresso Martini is perfect after-dinner drink; this version adds the exotic almond flavour of Monin Tonka Bean Syrup.
15ml MONIN Tonka Bean Syrup
50ml Vanilla Vodka
25ml Tia Maria
1 shot Espresso
3 coffee beans to garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour all ingredients into the tin and shake for 5-10 seconds. Strain the drink into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with the coffee beans and enjoy your velvety smooth Tonka Bean Espresso Martini.
Contains 2.8 units of alcohol
Monin Tonka Bean syrup is available at a host of premium online drinks retailers, including thewhiskyexchange.com, rrp £6 + p&p.