Improved Iced Coffee
The Improved Iced Coffee is the creation of Mike Treffehn at Philadelphia’s Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. He created it as a way to perk up staff over a long shift – and what a lovely picker-upper it is! Maraschino is a brilliant pair to coffee and bourbon’s woody notes, and the dashes of bitters and absinthe infuse the drink with a complex character.
- 6 part Cooled Coffee
- 1 part Bourbon
- ½ part Maraschino
- ½ part Sweet cream or Heavy whipping cream
- ½ part Brown sugar syrup
- 3 dashes Absinthe or Anise liqueur
- 3 dashes Orange bitters or Cherry bitters
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a goblet, wine glass, or tall glass filled with ice. Garnish with a dusting of fresh nutmeg.
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- Improved Iced Coffee Recipe at Serious Eats