• Asiatico Coffee! Posted on April 30, 2018


    Asiatico Coffee! This is what happens when a bartender spices up a classic fisherman's coffee cocktail. The recipe for Asiático coffee as it is known today dates back to the 1940s, when it was prepared by bar owner Pedro Conesa Ortega in the Cartagena region of Southeast Spain. Before Ortega’s additions, however, local fishermen were already drinking a crude version of this very alcoholic drink. They used to carry with them a beverage made from recuelo (a poor quality coffee), brandy, and milk, which helped keep them warm during long fishing trips.

    Read more & get the recipe here: https://www.atlasobscura.com/foods/asiatico-coffee-cocktail-cartagena-spain

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