Red Eye Coffee

Red Eye Coffee is a potent drink designed to deliver a substantial caffeine boost. It combines a standard cup of drip coffee with a shot of espresso, making it a favorite among those who need an extra kick to start their day or power through a long night.

Glass Type: Mug


  • 8 ounces (about 240 ml) of freshly brewed coffee
  • 1 shot of espresso (about 1 ounce or 30 ml)


  • Brew a cup of your favorite coffee.
  • Prepare a shot of espresso.
  • Pour the freshly brewed espresso directly into the cup of brewed coffee.
  • Stir to combine and serve hot.

Did You Know?

  • The name "Red Eye" is believed to be derived from the red-eye flights that travel overnight, where passengers might choose this strong coffee beverage to stay awake.
  • This drink is known for its high caffeine content, combining the steady delivery of caffeine from drip coffee with the concentrated burst from espresso.
  • Variations of the Red Eye include the "Black Eye," which adds two shots of espresso to the coffee, and the "Dead Eye," which includes three shots of espresso, for those seeking an even stronger caffeine boost.