Ealing: Celebrate Espresso Day with W5 Collective and plant a tree with a ‘mar-tree-ni’

  Posted: 23.11.21 at 10:32 by The Editor

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To celebrate National Espresso Day today an Ealing restaurant is raising a glass to one of the world’s most popular cocktails, the Espresso Martini.

W5 Collective, London’s first climate positive restaurant, is marking the occasion by giving away FREE Espresso Mar-tree-nis over the next two weeks to the first twenty customers who say ‘plant me a tree.’

They are also running a 2 for1 offer on this planet-friendly cocktail for those who miss out on a freebie.

The offer will run from Thursdays through to Saturdays between 5pm and 8pm from 25 November to the 4 December 2021.

This much-loved drink is made by their baristas combining espresso straight from the machine, FAIR Café liquor and British Sapling vodka.

Their coffee is sourced from a single farmer in Brazil and for each cocktail sold, W5 Collective plants a tree in countries experiencing deforestation, like Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia, and Indonesia, to restore and grow healthy forests and help to combat climate change.

Find W5 Collective at 3 Dickens Yard. (Image: Tim Grant - Canteen Collective)

For those that can't make it down, coffee and sustainability manager, Vittorio Liguori, has shared his recipe. You can thank him later!

Espresso mar-tree-ni recipe

Serves One

Ingredients
• 30ml British Sapling vodka
• 30ml FAIR Café liquor
• 30ml freshly brewed espresso
• 3 loose coffee beans

Method
• Chill your martini glasses for approximately twenty minutes.
• Place vodka, coffee liqueur and freshly brewed espresso into a cocktail shaker or lidded jar with a handful of ice.
• Shake vigorously for 40-50 seconds until well blended and chilled.
• Strain the liquid into your glasses, drop three coffee beans into centre of froth.

For more information follow @w5_collective.

Find W5 Collective at 3 Dickens Yard, Longfield Avenue, Ealing, W5 2UQ.


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