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Coffee Cocktails Are the New Beer Friday

June 1, 2018

Beer Fridays are so last year. To help you stay on trend, or perhaps get out ahead of it, we’ve put together a few options to spice things up. Here are five delicious cocktails you can make with our very own gourmet Fairtrade coffee. Sure you can use any coffee to make them, but that’s like saying you can use any vodka to make a martini. Enjoy, and don’t be afraid to send pictures of the revelry to wyatt at emptypockettraders.com!

Smirnoff Espresso Martini















A smooth blend of Smirnoff, with a rich taste of gourmet espresso coffee. An old classic cocktail brought to modern day, rich in flavour bringing bitter and sweet together. Certainly one as a treat after a hard week at the office.


  • 25mls Smirnoff
  • 25mls baileys
  • 25 mls fair trade espresso coffee
  • 10mls honey
  • Ice

Steps to prepare:

  1. Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients to the shaker and shake
  3. Pour into a martini glass
  4. Enjoy your coffee cocktail.

Smirnoff Espresso White Russian













A creamy texture and a hint of bitterness with a chocolate finish. The Coffee emerging with the Baileys and Smirnoff is a unique hit of delight in one glass. One for the boss.


  • 25mls Smirnoff
  • 25mls Baileys
  • 25mls Milk
  • 25mls fair trade coffee
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings

Steps to prepare:

  1. Put ice into a glass. Pour in your ingredients
  2. Stir until mixed well.
  3. Add chocolate shaving for garnish.

Kahlua coffee cocktail













End the working week off in style with this ultimate creamy cocktail which will hit your taste buds delightfully.


  • 142ml carton double cream
  • 5 tbsp Baileys
  • 125ml Fair trade coffee
  • 4 tbsp vodka
  • 4 tbsp Kahlua
  • Coffee beans, to decorate, optional

Steps to prepare:

  1. Whip the cream until it is thickened slightly
  2. Add baileys and whip until creamy
  3. Split coffee, Kailua and vodka into four glasses
  4. Pour in the cream equally
  5. Decorate with coffee beans (optional)


The truffle













A simple but full body, flavored cocktail which will keep you going. Even if you’ve been doing FAR too much overtime. This nutty flavoured cocktail will have your taste buds wanting more.


  • 25mls Frangelico
  • 25mls sky vodka
  • 75mls cold fair trade espresso
  • Crushed ice

Steps to prepare:

  1. Place ice into shaker
  2. Add all your ingredients
  3. Shake well
  4. Pour into your glass.

The wake up call













The tangy orange flavoured drink that will make you come alive. The bittersweet creamy taste of a mix well combined to certainly give you and your taste buds a wake up call. Perfect for those end of the week pick me ups!


  • 50mls vodka
  • 25mls fair trade coffee
  • 15mls triple Sec
  • 25mls milk
  • Three coffee beans for garnish

Steps to prepare:

  1. Fill your shaker with ice
  2. Pour all of your ingredients in
  3. Vigorously shake
  4. Pour into glass

Garnish if desired.