How to make an Espresso Martini in Swish’s unbreakable plastic glasses


How to make an Espresso Martini in Swish Plastic’s unbreakable plastic martini glasses.

Espresso Martini – what is not to love about this drink?  Coffee smoothly blended into a delicious cocktail is the perfect energiser on a night out, making sure you will last on the dance floor until the wee hours. The Swish Plastic unbreakable plastic martini glass is the perfect glass to serve your espresso martini in.  It has a classic martini glass shape with the added safety of being unbreakable.  Best of all – like all Swish Plastic unbreakable plastic glasses it is made from premium tritan plastic, so it is dishwasher safe, BPA free and looks and feels like real glass.

Espresso martinis aren’t just for a night out – you can enjoy them from the comfort of your own home served in Swish Plastic’s stylish unbreakable plastic martini glasses.  Below is the recipe we use to make them – why not try this recipe for yourself?


For the sugar syrup

  • 100g golden castor sugar

For the cocktail

  • ice
  • 100ml vodka
  • 50ml freshly brewed espresso coffee
  • 50ml coffee liqueur (we used Kahlua)
  • 4 coffee beans (optional)


  • STEP 1

Start by making the sugar syrup. Put the caster sugar in a small pan over a medium heat and pour in 50ml water. Stir, and bring to the boil.

  • STEP 2

Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool.

  • STEP 3

Once the sugar syrup is cold, pour 1 tbsp into a cocktail shaker along with a handful of ice, the vodka, espresso and coffee liqueur. Shake until the outside of the cocktail shaker feels icy cold.

  • STEP 4

Strain into two Swish martini glasses. Garnish each one with coffee beans

Enjoy and drink safely!

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