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.

Cold Fashioned

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

Espresso Manhattan

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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