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Keoke Coffee Cocktail

Keoke Coffee Cocktail
Keoke Coffee CocktailNathan Congleton / TODAY

Chef notes

This cocktail originated at Bully's Steakhouse in San Diego, California. The owner, George Bullington, invented the drink, and the staff called it "George's Coffee" until a Hawaiian chef suggested they use the Hawaiian version of his name, Keoke.


  • 1/2 ounce brandy, like Hennessy or Martell VS
  • 1/2 ounce Kahlua
  • 1/2 ounce crème de cacao
  • 4 ounces hot coffee
  • Whipped cream


In a warm mug or Irish coffee glass, add the brandy, Kahlua and crème de cacao. Stir to combine. Top with whipped cream. Enjoy!