Our Favorite Coffee Liqueurs

Coffee liqueurs are the perfect pick-me-up. They are essential ingredients in Espresso Martinis, White Russians, and are just the thing to pour over ice cream. You can also just serve them neat or on the rocks as an after-dinner treat. Here are a few of our favorites to try!
Jan 24, 2024
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    Cazadores Café is a tequila-based coffee liqueur. The brand begins with their Cazadores Blanco Tequila which is made with 100% agave. To that, a Mexican roasted coffee blend and agave nectar are added. Suggested serve as a shot, over ice, or in a Tequila Espresso Martini. Bottled at 33% ABV, it's available nationwide as of July 2023. (SRP $29.99)
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    Caffè Borghetti Espresso Liqueur is based on an 1860s recipe created by cafè owner, Ugo Borghetti. It's made with real Italian espresso made from Arabica and Robusta coffee beans, in addition to sugar and alcohol. Bottled at 25% ABV.
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    Heering Coffee Liqueur is made with Caribbean rum, cocoa, and coffee. It is bottled without any artificial flavors or colors added at 70 proof.
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    FAIR. Café Liqueur follows the brand's fair trade policies which ensure farmers in developing regions around the world receive a fair profit for the crops they grow. Organically-grown, fair trade Arabica coffee beans are sourced from a co-op of over 1900 independent farmers in the Huatusco region in Veracruz, Mexico. Additionally, the sugar used in the liqueur is also fair trade from a co-ops in Belize and Paraguay. Bottled at 22% ABV.
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    Mozart Distillerie produces chocolate liqueurs in Salzburg, Austria — birthplace of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This Chocolate Coffee expression is a permanent part of the portfolio and is made with West African cocoa, Belgian chocolate, Arabica coffee, Madagascar vanilla and cream from the Netherlands. It's gluten free and bottled at 17% ABV. (SRP $29.99 per 750ml)
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    Caffè Moka is made by the Varnelli family which has been making spirits in Le Marche since 1868. Their coffee liqueur, Caffé Moka, is made using real Italian espresso, grain alcohol, and honey. No artificial flavors are used. Bottled at 30% ABV.
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    St. George distiller Dave Smith was inspired by New Orleans chicory-style coffee when he crafted St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur. It is made with Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans which are roasted on an early 1950s Probat roaster. The beans are grinded on the distillery's own grain mill and then brewed using the cold-infusion method. French-roasted chicory root, Madagascar vanilla, and organic cane sugar are also used in the coffee liqueur.
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    Galliano Ristretto is an espresso liqueur made from two varieties of coffee beans. Robusta coffee beans from Kenya and India and Arabica coffee beans from Colombia and Brazil are used.
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    Made on an estate in Cognac, France, this liqueur blends 6-year-old VSOP cognac made from ugni blanc and colombard grapes with 100% Robusta coffee beans from Ecuador. Before being bottled at 80 proof, the blend is finished in French oak barrels. Grand Brulot’s name refers to a drink called The Brulôt, a blend of coffee and cognac that purportedly dates back nearly two centuries.
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    Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur is made at a coffee roastery and distillery located just outside of Sydney, Australia. It uses a base spirit of Australian wheat vodka along with cold-brewed coffee made from 100% Arabica coffee beans. No caramel, vanilla, or artificial flavors added.