Ten coffee brandy recipes for your winter survival kit

Even though it’s produced in Massachusetts, Allen’s Coffee Brandy is widely regarded as “The Champagne of Maine.”

Maine blizzard survival kit.

Maine winter survival kit.

Normally coffee brandy is mixed with straight milk or coffee, but with the first true snowstorm of the season hitting statewide today, Mainers might find themselves reaching for an extra glass or two of our state’s most popular libation.

So, rather than giving yourself the jitters from too much caffeine, or a sick stomach from too much milk, here are ten different coffee brandy recipes from the people at AllensCoffeeBrandy.com:

Of course, if you try all of these recipes, you’ll probably wind up crossing your fingers for another snow day tomorrow to give you time to recuperate from a nasty hangover- so survive responsibly folks!

Chris Shorr

About Chris Shorr

Chris is a sixth generation Portlander who loves all things Maine. He has worked with mentally ill and marginalized adults at a Portland non-profit, on a lobster boat in Casco Bay, at several high-end Portland restaurants, and at a local meat packing plant. He also ran for Portland City Council in 2013, wrote a weekly column in the now defunct Portland Daily Sun, and currently writes a weekly column in The Portland Phoenix.