Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Vodka Cocktails

Java the Hutt

Image: Tim Nusog

Bartender Chris Cheng of Westroot Tavern in San Diego professes a distaste for puns but couldn’t resist employing one for this decadent made with horchata vodka and cold-brew coffee. And as his city is home to an installment of the world’s biggest fantasy fest, Comic-Con, it’s only fitting that he’s ready to whip out a few George Lucas–loving cocktails faster than a nimble little Grand Master Yoda employs a lightsaber.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “Celebrate the Release of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ with These Great ‘Stars Wars’ Cocktail Recipes.”



  1. Add all the ingredients into a shaker and dry-shake (without ice) for 5 seconds.

  2. Add ice, and shake again until well-chilled.

  3. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with 1 pinch of cinnamon sugar.