\nWith today's demanding schedules, sometimes you need a pick-me-up that offers both flavor and a good caffeine kick. Cue the Red Eye Coffee - a perfect fusion of classic drip coffee and espresso shots for that extra jolt. Made with the rich and smoky blend of Hey Pumpkin Coffee Company's Black Smoke roast, we present to you a coffee drink that's both invigorating and rich in flavor.\nWhat is Red Eye Coffee?Red Eye Coffee is a blend of traditional drip coffee combined with one or two shots of espresso. Its name pays homage to the "red eye flight," where passengers often find themselves needing a strong caffeine boost to combat fatigue.\nIngredients:\n\n1 cup of Hey Pumpkin's Black Smoke roast (drip coffee method)\n1 or 2 shots of espresso (made from Hey Pumpkin's Black Smoke roast)\n\nInstructions:\n\n\nBrew the Drip Coffee:Begin with the heart of the Red Eye - the drip coffee. You can use your preferred method, such as:\n\nPour over method: Ideal for bringing out the nuanced flavors of the Black Smoke roast.\nFrench press: Offers a robust flavor extraction.\nAeropress: Perfect for making a single serving of deep, rich coffee.\n\nFollow the recommended steps for your chosen method using the Black Smoke roast.\n\n\nPrepare the Espresso:Next up is the espresso, which adds a potent kick to the drink. Here's how you can make the espresso:\n\nUsing an espresso machine: This is the top choice for a genuine espresso flavor.\nManual espresso maker: A budget-friendly option that still delivers a strong espresso punch.\nFrench press: This method can also be used to create a dense coffee similar to espresso.\n\nFor the best results, ensure you grind the Black Smoke roast to a fine consistency suitable for espresso brewing.\n\n\nCombine:Pour your espresso shot (or shots) into your cup of drip coffee. Stir well.\n\n\nFlavor Profile:The Red Eye made with Hey Pumpkin's Black Smoke roast tastes like your familiar drip coffee but with a distinct dark, slightly bitter undertone from the espresso. It is recommended to use at least a doubleshot of espresso to ensure its flavor shines through.\nCaffeine Kick:Just how much caffeine are you getting? Here's a quick breakdown:\n\n1 cup of coffee has 95 mg of caffeine.\n1 shot of espresso contains 64 mg of caffeine.\nA Red Eye Coffee with 1 cup of Black Smoke drip coffee and 2 shots of espresso delivers a whopping 223 mg of caffeine!\n\nConclusion:Whether you're pulling an all-nighter, facing a long day, or just craving a rich coffee flavor, the Red Eye Coffee using Hey Pumpkin's Black Smoke roast is your go-to drink. Energizing, flavorful, and easy to make, this is a coffee enthusiast's delight. Give it a try and experience the perfect blend of strength and flavor. Cheers!