Maple liqueur and whiskey turn a dirty chai into a party in this recipe from Brooklyn’s STAND Coffee. It’s perfect for brunch, midnight breakfast, or, as our barista-in-residence recently decided, a weekday a.m. office happy hour. The double shot of espresso, combined with the chai (STAND recommends using Dona Chai concentrate), gives you a triple dose of caffeine, making for a fortifying drink that’s better suited to a breakfast café than a bar. If you’re still concerned about drinking in the morning, here’s a fun fact: Winston Churchill drank whiskey for breakfast and he helped win World War II. We’re not saying a daily morning whiskey intake will maximize your potential, but we’re also not saying that it won’t.The Dirty Flirt

Anais Mendez
Recipe by Extra Crispy

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Photo by Alex Tepper

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
1 serving
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine the whiskey and maple syrup in your serving cup, be it a mug or a snifter.

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  • Add the chai and almond milk to a small pitcher and set aside.

  • While steaming the almond milk-and-chai mixture, pull the espresso shot.

  • Add the shot to your serving cup, stir, and top it off with the milk and chai from the pitcher.

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