Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe

Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe

Pura Vida Coffee beans are manufactured in Costa Rica. However, Pura Vida means a simple life, a worry-free experience, pure life with complete happiness. Also, costa Rican Pura Vida coffee is one of the famous cocktail coffee recipes in the south or central America. It also gives high-quality coffee and unique taste too.

Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe
Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe

Moreover, Costa Rica is known for its Pura Vida cocktail coffee. Also, you can find a lot of coffee shops around the sideways of Hagerstown Regional Airport.

Costa Rica Coffee Farm

Furthermore, there is a lot of rainforest alliance certified coffee farms around costa Rica. The harvested coffee berries are taken to the mills and extract the original coffee beans from it. Also, millions of pounds of coffee beans produced from the mills over the month.

Pura Vida Coffee – Cocktail Flavors

Coffee is the most common drink in the country. Also, people widely drink different varieties of coffee. Moreover, many people like to have it raw. Also, some want to have it mixed with liquor which we call it cocktails.

Notably, the cocktail is a mixed drink stir with a variety of liquors. Liquors that includes brandy, rum, gin, whiskey, vodka, tequila, beer, and cachaca). However, people pick their favorite drinks along with their favorite ingredients.

In the Pura Vida cocktail, coffee is the main ingredient that mixed with liquors.

Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe
Pura Vida Coffee – A Cocktail Recipe

There are a lot of Coffee cocktail flavors available. Hot Coffee, Ice Coffee, Coffee is mixed with liquors also in the bar. The following are the few coffee flavors that are incorporated in the cocktail.

  • Pura Vida coffee
  • Orange Bitters
  • Coffee liquor
  • Averna Amaro
  • Del Maguey VIDA mezcal

Specifically, you might be wondering when this coffee flavor first created. Your guesses might go wrong. Also, not created in Costa Rica.

It was first created by Riccardo Aletta (bartender) in Holy Birds, London. It is a bar where he created this magic mix in the year of 2016. However, a lot of costa Rica inspired bars to have this recipe.

How To Prepare The Coffee Recipe?

The Pura Vida coffee cocktail is a lightly smoky flavored mezcal. It contains a flavor of Pura Vida coffee and orange bitters.


  • 1 1/3 OZ of mezcal
  • ½ OZ of Averna Amaro
  • 1/3 OZ of Coffee liqueur (Tia Maria)
  • One dash of orange bitters.


  • Mix all the ingredients into a mixing glass
  • Mix it thoroughly with ice for 30-40 seconds
  • Pour into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Decorate it with an orange twist.

A lot of people widely likes this cocktail coffee recipe all around the world. The real reason is the excellent taste of the coffee along with the liqueur.

Cocktail Measures

Cocktail measured in different ways.
OZ, ML, Shot, Part, CL are the cocktail measurement in the bar.

Types of Pura Vida Coffee Cocktail:

  • Blue Hawaiian
  • Tequila Sunrise
  • Mojito
  • Gin Fizz
  • Long Island iced tea
  • Screwdriver
  • Jagerbomb        

Type Of Glasses Used For Cocktail

However, special glasses are available, which is widely used to serve cocktails. Also, the cocktail glass gives the touch and feel, which makes the taste even better. Below are the few cocktail glasses used for serving.

  • Nick and Nora glass
  • Orrefors avantgarde cocktail glass
  • Luminarc Brew bar glass
  • Reed & Barton glass
  • Julishka Hugo Highball glass
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