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Six Really Cool Summertime Coffee Drinks made with Espresso


          
            Six Really Cool Summertime Coffee Drinks made with Espresso

As soon as the weather turns, we are anxious to transition from our winter clothes to our summer wear. We move out of the kitchen and onto the patio to fire up the BBQ.  Now  consider how you will use your superautomatic with the hot weather. The types of drinks you prepare can shift with the season too.  Read on to find inspiration and some really "cool" summer coffee drinks and recipes. 

The Main Ingredient - Espresso

Regardless of the coffee appliance you use to brew your espresso (stove top mokapot, manual machine or superautomatic) you need a good espresso for all the recipes that follow. After all,  espresso is the star ingredient in these cool summer drinks.  While the coffee appliance you choose to make your espresso is important, the coffee beans you use are even more critical. Be sure get the freshest coffee beans ideally roasted for brewing espresso.   

JURA Superautomatics for Espresso

All of the recipes that follow used espresso made from a JURA espresso machine. JURA superautomatics are ideal because you can make an espresso with the push of a button. The espresso is made with fresh using whole beans so you can rest assured your are getting the freshest coffee possible.  All JURA machines allow the user to customize coffee so the machine delivers the length and strength you want.  It is easy to make any coffee drinks with JURA including the recipes that follow. 

 

Espresso Based Summer Drinks 

All of the drinks that follow are made using JURA espresso machines.  JURA is a Swiss company that specializes in superautomatic espresso machines.  A superautoamatic coffee machine is one that allows the user to make an espresso and other coffee drinks with the push of a button. The coffees can be customized in length and intensity to suit the coffee drinker. 

BLUE COOL 

Here is a drink that looks cool and will taste amazing. If you are looking to impress your family and friends with a new drink this summer, this one is the winner. 

 

Blue Cool made with Espresso from Espresso Canada

INGREDIENTS: (for one person)

  • 45 ml espresso
  • Sparkling lemonade
  • Curaçao (alcoholic) or Blue Curaçao syrup
  • Ice cubes
PREPARATION
  • Take a tall glass
  • Fill the glass almost to the rim with ice cubes
  • Add 10 ml of the syrup to the glass
  • Fill the glass 2/3 full with sparkling lemonade.
  • Place 2 straws in the glass
  • In a separate container, prepare 45 ml of espresso
  • Pour the hot, freshly made espresso over the ice cubes into the glass
  • Pour carefully to make sure the espresso does not mix with the lemonade
  • This will create an attractive layered effect.

TIP

💁🏻‍♂️ Stir before enjoying this specialty coffee. 

COLD BREW RED COOL

Red Cool made with Espresso from Espresso Canada
INGREDIENTS (for 1 person)
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 Sanbitter (100 ml)
  • 1 cold brew espresso (45 ml)
  • 1 orange segment

PREPARATION

  • Fill a long drink glass with ice cubes and add the Sanbitter.  
  • Place the glass under the coffee spout (easy to do with a superautomatic) and prepare a cold brew espresso
  • Take the orange segment and squeeze it directly into the glass.
  • Then place the segment on top of the drink.
  • Stir before enjoying.

GINGER CHERRY COOL


Ginger Cool made with espresso from Espresso Canada

INGREDIENTS (for 1 person)

  • 40 ml espresso
  • 20 ml cherry brandy
  • Ginger ale
  • Ice Cubes

PREPARATION

  • Fill a long drink glass almost to the rime with ice cubes.
  • First pour the cherry brandy and then the ginger ale into the glass.
  • Prepare an espresso in a separate cup or glass.
  • Pour the espresso into the glass over an ice cub.  Pour carefully to make sure the espresso does not mix with cherry brandy and ginger ale.  This will create an attractive layered effect,

GRAPE COOL

Grape Cool made with espresso from Espresso Canada
INGREDIENTS ( for 1 person
  • 45 ml espresso
  • 100 ml grape juice
  • 10 ml amaretto
  • 10 ml coffee cream (1 serving)
  • Ice cubes

PREPARATION

  • Fill a long drink glass almost to the rim with ice cubes
  • Add the amaretto, followed by the grape juice, until the glass is one third full
  • Prepare an espresso in the same long drink glass.  The espresso should not mis with the other liquids. This will create an attractive layered effect. 

💁🏻‍♂️ TIP

Top up the glass with coffee cream before you serve this specialty drink.

RED COOL

Fiery red in colour, with an aromatically tart flavour. Here is another refreshing summer drink using espresso.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 person)

  •  45 ml espreso
  • Campari or Red Bols
  • Lemondade
  • Ice

PREPARATION

  • Take a long drink glass.
  • Fill the glass almost to the rime with ice cubes.
  • Add 20 ml of Compari and then lemonade to the glass.
  • Place 2 straws in the glass.
  • In a separate container, prepare an espresso with 45 ml of water.
  • Pour the hot freshly made espresso over an ice cub in the glass.  Pour carefully to make sure the espresso does not mix with the Compari.  This will create an attractive layered effect. 
  • Stir before enjoying.

WHITE COOL

White cool prepared with espresso from Espresso Canada

INGREDIENTS (for 1 person)

  •  45 ml espresso
  • Lemonade
  • Ice Cubes

PREPARATION

  • Take a long drink glass
  • Fill the glass almost to the rim with ice cubes.
  • Fill the glass 2/3 full with fizzy lemonade.
  • In a separate container, prepare an espresso with 45 ml of water.
  • Pour the hot, freshly made espresso over an ice cub into the glass.  Pour carefully to make sure the espresso does not mix with the lemondade.

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