'Gin & Java' cocktail recipe for a fall weekend treat

Friday, Oct. 1, is International Coffee Day

This "Gin & Java" cocktail made from Hardshore Distilling Company in Portland, Maine, is the perfect happy hour treat. 

With only a handful of ingredients and chocolate and nutty flavors shining through, you may want to sip this all fall long.

This "Gin & Java" cocktail made from Hardshore Distilling Company in Portland, Maine, is the perfect happy hour or postprandial libation come International Coffee Day.

This "Gin & Java" cocktail made from Hardshore Distilling Company in Portland, Maine, is the perfect happy hour or postprandial libation come International Coffee Day. (Courtesy to Hardshore Distilling Company)

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If you’re feeling fancy, garnish with some chocolate shavings. Or, try a sprig of fresh rosemary or mint for a pop of green color.

Hardshore's Gin & Java

Serves: 1

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Ingredients: 

1.5 oz Hardshore Distilling Original Gin or gin of choice

.75 oz Hazelnut syrup (you can buy this online or at your local liquor store)

2 oz of Cold brew coffee

.5 oz Cream or milk

With only a handful of ingredients and chocolate and nutty flavors shining through, you may want to sip this all fall long.

With only a handful of ingredients and chocolate and nutty flavors shining through, you may want to sip this all fall long. (Courtesy to Hardshore Distilling Company)

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Directions:

  1. Combine Hardshore Original Gin, hazelnut syrup, and milk (or cream) in a glass with ice and slowly pour cold brew coffee over mixture.
  2. Stir and enjoy.

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