Spike Your Coffee Costa Rican Style
In addition to producing coffee, Costa Rica also produces a variety of coffee-based liqueurs. A popular brand, which is relatively similar to Kahlua is Cafe’ Rica. This coffee flavored liqueur is made specifically from coffee from Costa Rica and is both thick and sweet. It is similar to Kahlua in that it has a strong coffee flavor. However, it does have one distinct difference, and that is Cafe’ Rica contains 10% more alcohol by volume than Kahlua so be sure that you adjust your spiked coffee recipes accordingly!
While Cafe’ Rica may be difficult to track down in the US, you can always check specialty liquor stores and if possible, place a request for the store to carry this particular type of liqueur. If you are unable to get your hands on this authentic liqueur from Costa Rica, the next best option is to mix authentic Costa Rican coffee with Kahlua.
If you are interested in spiking your coffee Costa Rican Style, try the Costa Rican coffee from Muddy Waters Coffee Co. and add some Kahlua to make a delicious hot or cold spiked coffee drink.