A whiskey made primarily from a corn grain mash, aged in charred oak barrels.
A coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under high pressure (9x atmospheric pressure) through finely ground coffee beans, producing a small serving known as a shot of espresso.
An Irish whiskey and cream based liqueur with many variants, commonly used in cocktails; 17% ABV.
A dark brown or clear chocolate-flavored liqueur made from the cacao seed. Crème refers to the creamy texture, but actually contains no dairy. Usually 20-25% ABV.
The butterfat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization, contains more than 35% milk fat. Also called single/double cream and whipping cream, although these may also add thickening agents making them less useful for mixing in cocktails. This is used as a foaming agent and for fat-washing in cocktails.
A naturally-dark and bittersweet product made from roasted, fermented and ground cacao seeds. But you knew that already! Primarily used as a garnish shaved on top of drinks.
Shake first four ingredients with ice and fine strain into a chilled glass. Float cream in center of drink. Dust with chocolate. #shake #straight