LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen is expanding to help its customers with their early wake-up call, offering a coffee lounge.
Its 'alter ego', Red Herring Coffee Lounge and Roastery opened July 27, offering custom coffee roast, tea, fresh squeezed juices, made-from-scratch pastries, breakfast sandwiches and kolache.
Red Herring's Coffee House Manager showed WDRB how to make a couple popular drinks.
6 oz cold coffee
4 dashes Bittercube Orange bitters
3 dashes Fee Brothers Black Walnut bitters
1/2 ounce rich demerara syrup
Stir over ice. Strain over new ice with a Luxardo cherry dropped in and orange zest expression
1/2 ounce freshly brewed espresso
2 ounces bourbon or rye
2 dashes Bittercube Cherry Bark Vanilla bitters
1 dash Bittercube Orange bitters
Stir over ice. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with an orange and cherry flag
Red Herring Coffee Lounge & Roastery is open weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends inside the historic Hilltop Theater located at 1757 Frankfort Avenue.
At 4 p.m. the staff will switch from serving coffee to cocktails and the kitchen will provide its bar bites. For more information, click here.
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