Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Here’s a recipe for Kona Coffee Liqueur!

Aloha kakahiaka!  (Good morning in Hawai’ian)  Here in Ruidoso, New Mexico we just say “howdy.”  Happy Tuesday morning and greetings to all you coffee fiends.   That’s fiends not friends.  I know how you really feel about coffee!  The purpose of this blog is to unite coffee lovers, especially lovers of Kona coffee, and perhaps learn a little about coffee and all the benefits of coffee at the same time.

Found a recipe for Coffee Liqueur from a blog by the folks at Creative Culinary.  It only takes about an hour and a quarter to put it all together and it will make a great homemade treat for New Year’s Eve.  You’re going to need 4 cups water, 2 cups brown sugar, 2 cups white sugar, 1/4 cup of Hula Girl freeze-dried Kona coffee (yes, we have that), 3 cups vodka, 2 vanilla beans, split, and 2 shots of chocolate liqueur.  When you have all that ready, combine the water, both sugars and Hula Girl freeze-dried Kona coffee in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.  Bring to a boil; turn the heat to low and simmer for a minimum of 1 hour to reduce the mixture and make a more syrupy consistency.  Watch constantly and stir occasionally.  Remove from heat and let cool.  Next, you add vodka, vanilla beans and chocolate liqueur and then pour everything into a storage container.  Let it age for 3-4 weeks in a cool, dark location; stirring once or twice a week.  When ready to bottle, remove vanilla beans, bottle mixture and store.

Do you want FREE coffee?  The first member of the Kona Coffee Fiends group who comes to the Kona Cowboy Coffee Company's Cowboy Coffee Saloon at upcoming events will get a free, that's FREE bag of CAFE PINON de Nuevo Mexico...our newest fusion coffee made with a proprietary blend of central American coffees and real New Mexico pine nuts! 

The purpose of this blog is to unite Kona coffee lovers and perhaps learn a little about coffee and all the benefits of coffee at the same time.  You can find the Kona Coffee Fiends group on Facebook and we’d appreciate it if Facebook users would “LIKE” the Kona Cowboy Coffee Company page at www.facebook.com/pages/Kona-Cowboy-Coffee-Company/222070817858553.  Just copy and paste to your browser.  You can also find us on Twitter at @jackshuster. 

Christmas will be here before you know it and if you wish to purchase our PANIOLA 100% Kona Cowboy Coffee, CAFÉ PINON de Nuevo Mexico or SASS COWBOY ACTION Coffee just call me at 575-257-8593 or send an emule to KonaCowboyCoffee@aol.com.  Coffee makes a great gift for someone who was expecting socks and underwear! 

We also want to thank all our direct customers and our retailers for making 2011 such a successful year, and as always, we really enjoy working with you all – you see you as part of our extended family. 

Enjoy your coffee, make it Kona, and remember, Kona is the home of the Hawaiian cowboy…and we had cowboys in Kona before there were cowboys in Texas!

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