Caffè Di Alpi (Alpine Coffee)

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Recipe by Manami

Recipe by Cocktails 2008 and Steve Peters. Frasca Food & Wine, Boulder, Co. Bartender Steve Peters dreamed up Caffè Di Alpi, which is Italian for Alpine Coffee, as a deliciously warming après-ski drink ;) Amaro is an after-dinner digestif and is usually made from herbs, which is usually bitter and sweet. They can be forund as: Averna, Ramazzotti, Lucano, and Montenegro.

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 ounces hot brewed coffee (hot freshly brewed Cuban coffee, yum!)
  • 1 12 ounces Bourbon
  • 1 pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 large dollop of alps whipped cream

  • 4 ounces heavy cream
  • 34 ounce Averna Amaro (bittersweet Italian liqueur) or 34 ounce lucano liqueur (bittersweet Italian liqueur) or 34 ounce montenegro liqueur (bittersweet Italian liqueur)


  1. COFFEE:.
  2. Put the honey in a warmed mug, add the hot coffee and the bourbon and stir.
  3. Top with Alps Whipped Cream and garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.
  5. In a small bowl beat the heavy cream until thickened, add amaro & beat until firm.

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