Amer A. Vargas Mixology Newsletter

The Modern Butlers’ Journal, September 2021, Let’s Talk about Mixology

Amer A. VargasLet’s Talk about Mixology

by Amer A. Vargas

PART 71: Iced Bailey’s Café Latte

Bayley's Caffe Latte with Cream recreation
Bailey’s Caffe Latte with Cream recreation, image courtesy of CC2.0 licence.

Continuing with the cocktail series, on this occasion we step into the versatile world of coffee to talk about a simple yet delicious combination that mixes the kick of coffee, the refreshing qualities of ice, the delightful creaminess of milk (and/or cream itself), and the tang of Bailey’s Irish cream.

As you are about to see, this coffee combination is very easy to prepare. This is what you will need:

  • A cold Café Latte (approximately 1/3 of coffee and 2/3 cold milk).
  • 5 oz. / 45 ml. Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • Ice cubes
  • Cream or whipped cream
  • Cocoa or cinnamon powder

First, put the ice cubes, the Bailey’s and the Café Latte in the presentation glass of your choice. Stir for a few seconds to mix all the ingredients. Then top up with cream/whipped cream and finish by sprinkling some cocoa or cinnamon powder on top.


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The Institute is dedicated to raising service standards by broadly disseminating the mindset and superior service expertise of that time-honored, quintessential service provider, the British Butler, updated with modern people skills, and adapted to the needs of modern employers and guests in staffed homes, luxury hotels, resorts, spas, retirement communities, jets, yachts & cruise ships around the world.

Por Amer A. Vargas

Amer A. Vargas graduated with a Tourism Degree specializing in hotel management from CETT (Center for Tourism Studies) in Barcelona and spent the following decade in the service industry. Beginning as a waiter and then supervisor in high-end restaurants, he was next made responsible for raising service standards through staff training programs. After receiving further training as a butler, he worked as a butler and valet in private service as well as hotels in England and Europe.

During this time period, he translated the best-selling industry texts Butlers & Household Managers, 21st Century Professionals and Hotel Butlers, The Great Service Differentiators into Spanish and is currently creating butler training materials in the Spanish language.

As the Director of Spanish-speaking Markets, Amer is responsible for making the technology of butling available in private residences and hotels in the Spanish-speaking countries of the world. He provides consultation, placement, and training services in these countries.