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Red-Eye Express

This smooth coffee cocktail will wake you up in all the right ways

There’s nothing quite like a good coffee cocktail. This milky, smooth punch will get you through any time of day – morning, noon, or night – thanks to its rich, velvety chocolate, hazelnut, and espresso flavors.

This recipe is courtesy of The Stinger Cocktail Bar & Kitchen.


  • 4 Ounces cognac, preferably Hennessy Privilege
  • 4 Ounces Frangelico
  • 4 Ounces Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 Ounce espresso
  • 1 Ounce gomme syrup
  • 2 Dashes of chocolate bitters
  • Star Anise, for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks, for garnish
  • Cloves, for garnish


Stir all ingredients and pour over 6 tall ice cubes into a copper punch bowl.

Dress with garnishes.