The best baristas and bartenders share a lot in common. They both have serious multi-tasking skills, brighten people’s days with their magical elixirs, and have an intense passion for their craft. 

So it's no surprise that these culinary arts continue to blend in a myriad of fun, unique, and delicious new ways! Sit back with a buzzy beverage of your choice and take a sip of these delightful combinations of booze and brew. 

Kentucky Leprechaun

a cocktail made with coffee and bourbon

This mashup of a Mint Julep and a White Russian is a crowd-pleaser that you didn’t know you needed (but definitely do). 

What You’ll Need

1 tbsp mint simple syrup (recipe)

1.5 oz of bourbon

1.5 oz Lucky Goat Cold Brew Concentrate (available at all of our cafes)

1 healthy pour of half and half

1 fresh sprig of mint (optional)


  1. Combine the simple syrup, bourbon, and cold brew concentrate in a rocks glass filled with ice
  2. Top with half and half and lightly stir
  3. Garnish with fresh mint

Espresso Bellini

espresso bellini coffee cocktail

The bitterness of the coffee balances with the effervescence of the bubbles for a bold spin on an Italian classic. 

What You’ll Need

1oz chilled espresso coffee

3 oz prosecco

1 tsp simple syrup

2-3 freshly roasted coffee beans (buy online)


  1. Combine simple syrup and chilled espresso in a champagne flute
  2. Top with prosecco and garnish with coffee beans

Spiked Sparkling Americano

spiked sparkling americano coffee cocktail

Your new favorite summertime drink combines Espresso, Kahlua, and Topo Chico…yes, please! 

What You’ll Need

1 shot of Lucky Goat Lucky 7 Espresso

2 oz Kahlua or other coffee liqueur 

1 bottle Topo Chico


  1. Fill a pint glass with ice and pour in espresso and Kahlua
  2. Top with Topo Chico (split it with a friend!)

Your Turn 

Let's see those mixology skills!

Step 1: Follow us on Instagram

Step 2: Develop your own unique coffee cocktail (using Lucky Goat of course!)

Step 3: Upload a photo to IG and tag it with #luckygoatcoffee and #coffeecocktail

Step 4: Become internet famous 

January 26, 2023