In Love With a Monster Martini

Fun and Funky Monster Martini, made with Java coffee drink by Monster. It's scary good!

Fun and Funky Monster Martini

I’ll sing  it right now: I’m in Love with a Monster Martini!

Introducing the Monster Martini...

Introducing the Monster Martini…

Thanks to those ladies at Sam’s Club who were handing out teeny tiny plastic cups of Monster Mean Bean Java Coffee and Monster Loca Moca Java Coffee drinks, I found what turned out to be a unique and easy mixer for a scary good cocktail. By the way, these two Monster coffee flavors come together in a package you can find here at Sam’s Club.

In Love with Monster Martini

The Monster Martini

I’m christening this cocktail “The Monster Martini.”  While Googling to see if there were any other such cocktails (I didn’t find any), I did come across this wickedly fun and funny video by Fifth Harmony singing their song “I’m in Love with a Monster.”

Monster Martini is scary good

Monster Martini is scary good

Isn’t it the perfect song to play while enjoying this unique and fabulous drink?

Martini with Mean Bean or Loca Moca? Either is wonderful!

Martini with Mean Bean or Loca Moca? Either is wonderful!

The Monster Martini is made with just three ingredients. The first is either Mean Bean Java Coffee drink by Monster or Loca Moca Java Coffee Drink by Monster. The second is vodka. And the third ingredient is just a bit of heavy cream or half-and-half. Which Monster flavor did I prefer? Hmm…they were both wonderful, but I think I preferred the Mean Bean with its more distinct coffee flavor.

Are you in love with a Monster Martini? You might be, after making and tasting this!

Are you in love with a Monster Martini?

Combine these three ingredients in a shaker filled halfway with ice, shake, and then strain into a chilled martini glass.

The Monster Martini is some tasty wickedness: this fun and funky cocktail is made with Mean Bean Java Coffee drink by Monster, vodka, and cream. Scary good!

The Monster Martini is some tasty wickedness

To fancy up this cocktail a little, I dipped the rim of the martini glass in water first, then dipped the rim in some regular table sugar.  The sugared rim is totally optional, but I think it gives an added oomph to the presentation.

I'm in love with this Monster Martini

I’m in love with this Monster Martini

I’m in love with a Monster Martini. You might be too, after you try it! Here’s the printable recipe:

In Love With a Monster Martini
 
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Mean Bean Java Coffee drink by Monster, or Loca Moca Java Coffee Drink by Monster, combine with vodka and cream to make a scary good cocktail!
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1 serving
Ingredients
  • 5 ounces of Mean Bean Java Coffee drink by Monster, or Loca Moca Java Coffee Drink by Monster,
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 2 teaspoons heavy cream or 1 tablespoon half-and-half
  • Ice for shaking
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons table sugar for rim of glass
Instructions
  1. Place martini glass in freezer to chill.
  2. Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice.
  3. Add either Mean Bean Java Coffee drink by Monster, or Loca Moca Java Coffee Drink by Monster, vodka, and cream (or half-and-half) to shaker.
  4. Shake for 30 seconds
  5. Pull glass out of freezer.
  6. If rimming glass with sugar, then dip edge of rim in saucer filled with water and then in a separate saucer that holds the table sugar.
  7. Strain contents of shaker into glass.
  8. Enjoy!

Monster Martini is wicked good

Monster Martini is wicked good

I received no payments, samples or other incentives, financial or otherwise, from Sam’s Club or Monster Energy for mentioning them in this post (okay, except for those two free sips from those teeny tiny cups handed out by the Sam’s Club ladies…).

Enjoy!

–G

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Comments

  1. says

    What a great drink for a Halloween party! Thank you so much for linking at #overthemoon! I look forward to seeing what you share every week. Please come back for #WonderfulWednesday or #ThursdayFavoriteThings. Don’t forget to comment your link #’s so I can be sure to visit. Pinned and shared.

  2. says

    MMM…schizo or not, this looks wonderful! Energy and alcohol might be a dangerous combination for some, but it sounds like fun to me! Lol! Thanks for sharing! I’m pinning! 🙂

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