[Homeroast] DIY coffee liqueur request

Ben Treichel J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 09:18:05 CST 2013


John, since I expect that you are not looking for a Kahlua knockoff, how
about something with a brandy or grappa base?


On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 7:44 AM, John Nanci <john at chocolatealchemy.com>wrote:

> So, I'm actually thinking ahead for the holidays.  Looking at a homemade
> coffee liqueur.  Does anyone have any recipes they have actually tried?
>
> I've done the web scouring bit and there are two major camps.  Hot and
> cold infused (we are not going to talk instant).
>
> Also, I'm not adverse to just devising my own recipe, but there is on
> thing I'm unclear on.  How strong should the resulting liqueur be?  And 'to
> taste' isn't helpful. I'm meaning drip, moka, espresso strength for
> instance for 'traditional'.  I've seen 1:4 to 1:8 (grounds to liquid).  And
> how much should that change whether it is hot or cold brewed?
>
> Alchemist John
> Alchemist at large
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