Espresso Pumpkin Martini

Espresso Pumpkin Martini

Difficulty level: 3
Glass: Martini
Garnish: Grated mace

Hard shake & fine strain


20ml Bacoo 11 year old rum
20ml Cream liqueur
20ml Homemade pumpkin syrup*
20ml Fresh espresso coffee 

*Homemade caramelised spiced pumpkin Pumpkin Syrup
Peel & Dice 1/2 large pumpkin into 1 inch sized chunks.
Pan roast the pumpkin with 2 cups of Demerara sugar until the
pumpkin chars & the sugar melts, coating the pumpkin.

Add pan roasted pumpkin to a blender with 2 cups water/
2 cups white sugar/ 2 table spoons ground nutmeg.

Once blended to a purée, cloth strain the pulp
& enjoy your sweet syrup.

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The Doctor of Alcohol

Referred to as ‘The Doctor’ or ‘Doctor of Alcohol’ by my colleagues, I am a bartender by trade, having worked through the industry, creating cocktails and designing menus for national brands and independents alike over the last decade.

I now focus on home bartenders, looking to inspire and bring professional style cocktails to our homes through homemade ingredients and recipes alongside incredible spirit brands that anyone can create and recreate in the comfort of their home space.