There are some who would argue that espresso martinis — yes, the confounding combination of uppers (caffeine) and downers (alcohol) that’s best known for being “boozy, creamy, [and] cloying,” at least according to the New York Times — are experiencing a renaissance. But on behalf of all coffee-loving San Franciscans, we’d like to alert the Internet that this city has always loved the espresso martini and has a long history of making excellent coffee cocktails.
To underscore the point, and to encourage you to experience the breadth of this city’s coffee-tinged cocktails for yourself, we’ve gathered up a selection of the city’s most intriguing ones, from local favorites to playful riffs to entirely inventive takes. Here are 14 choice coffee cocktails around San Francisco and the East Bay.
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