Midnight Oil Coffee Liqueur 500ml


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Introducing Climpson & Sons Midnight Oil coffee liqueur. 

A delicious, crafted and decadent liqueur this bottle forms the base of any great cocktail, as well as being delicious savoured over ice. Promising to change your perception on this classic liqueur, we’re using premium ingredients and unique brewing methods to give a modern twist on a bartender’s staple. 


Ingredients and Method: 

We source our coffee from all over the world, we have a plethora to choose from; for the After Hours range we've chosen a coffee from Brazil. This profile works well with stronger flavours and has a well rounded, full-bodied mouthfeel (also, Daterra Estate is considered the benchmark of sustainable coffee farming). This coffee is brewed using a flash-brew technique, brewing the coffee with hot water, then rapidly chilling it to extract and lock in all the flavour and delicate aromas you expect from an espresso. We then add cacao and bourbon vanilla from Madagascar

We had to make sure that the alcohol was as good as the coffee and that's why we’ve teamed up with our neighbours East London Liquor Company (ELLC). Another company with a similar ethos to ours; high quality, accessible and local. We use their demerara rum from Guyana to make our Midnight Oil.

We knew our coffee liqueur was a real stand-out, but now it's only gone and won an award for being so tasty. We're happy to announce Midnight Oil has won the Best English Coffee award from the World Drinks Awards 2021.

Alcohol Content: 21%

Please note: We are only able to send one bottle per order. We are unable to ship this product outside of the UK.


Serving Suggestions:

Simply serve straight from the freezer or pour over ice. Sip and enjoy. Or hone your bartending skills at home with these suggested recipes.


Almond Russian
(Courtesy of Climpson's Head Account Manager and cocktail creative @lisalauraverhoust)
45ml Midnight Oil
15ml East London Liquor Company Vodka
5ml Amaretto
45ml Almond Milk

Fill a short glass with ice. Add Midnight Oil, vodka and amaretto and stir. Float with almond milk poured slowly over an upturned spoon. Smooth, nutty, plant-based and so easy to put together.

Climpson & Sons Irish Coffee
25ml Jamesons Whiskey
10ml Midnight Oil
150ml Climpson & Sons The Baron (brewed using your choice of filter method)
2 Demerara Sugar Cubes
50ml Whipped Cream

Brew coffee using your choice of filter method. Add sugar cubes and stir to dissolve. Add Jamesons Whiskey and Midnight Oil. Top with silky whipped cream, slowly poured over a spoon. Garnish with fresh grated nutmeg.

Climpson & Sons Espresso Martini
30ml Midnight Oil
30ml Climpson & Sons Cold Brew (our tips on the best way to make cold brew)
25ml ELLC British wheat Vodka
5ml Simple Syrup

Shake. Strain. Serve. Simple.

Climpson & Sons Midnight Oil Negroni
(notoriously over consumed at Climpson's Arch parties)
10ml Midnight Oil
30ml ELLC Gin
20ml Campari
20ml Rosso Vermouth

Fill a short glass with ice. Add all your ingredients and stir for 1 minute. Garnish with a fresh slice of orange.

Black Russian
50ml Midnight Oil
40ml ELLC British Wheat Vodka

Serve straight over ice and stir.

Chocolate Cherry White Russian
(courtesy of Red Hand)

25ml ELLC Vodka
25ml Oatly Cream
25ml Midnight Oil
5ml Demerara Syrup
2 Dashes Fee Brothers Cherry Bitters

Stir it up. Dust with Cocoa. Garnish with a Maraschino Cherry. Simple

Midnight Creeper
(courtesy of Kansas Smitty's)
15ml Midnight Oil
50ml Monkey Shoulder
10ml Fino
Branca Menta Mint Liqueur
Chocolate Bitters
Demerara Sugar

Midnight Creeper is a 1968 album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson. It’s also the name our Broadway Market neighbours Kansas Smitty's have given to their Midnight Oil cocktail. Like all their drinks, this one’s best stirred, shaking disturbs the jazz...

Mikey's Espresso Martini
(courtesy of East London Liquor Company)

25ml Midnight Oil
30ml ELLC British Wheat Vodka
15ml Sugar Syrup
20ml Espresso

Shake everything over ice and strain into a martini glass. Dust cacao over the top, garnish with coffee beans and enjoy.

Got some serious home bartending skills? Share your best cocktail creations @climpsonandsons