Crafting Authenticity with Nusantara Cold Brew

Crafting Authenticity with Nusantara Cold Brew

The liqueur brand introduces its latest creation, combining selected coffee beans with premium dairy.

In a bold pursuit to redefine the realm of coffee liqueurs, Spice Islands Distilling Co. embarked on a mission: to craft the finest using Indonesia’s prized coffee beans. Its endeavour resulted in Nusantara Cold Brew, an unparalleled concoction meticulously created from hand-selected Arabica beans sourced from Aceh Gayo, Toraja, Java and Kintamani’s esteemed plantations.

This exceptional liqueur boasts a deep, rich profile, distinguishing itself with half the sugar content and a staggering tenfold increase in coffee concentration compared to mainstream brands. Notably, it stands tall as Indonesia’s premier ethically and sustainably sourced coffee liqueur, setting a pioneering precedent in the industry.

Despite its newcomer status, Nusantara Cold Brew swiftly garnered acclaim within Indonesia’s leading culinary establishments. Spice Island Distilling Co.’s Commercial General Manager Richard Irving expressed enthusiasm about the brand’s global foray, highlighting ongoing discussions to export this Indonesian gem to the UK, Singapore, Thailand and Australia. “We are poised to introduce Indonesia’s inaugural craft coffee liqueur to the world,” Irving affirmed passionately.

Nusantara Cold Brew Java Cream

For aficionados craving an espresso martini brimming with authentic coffee essence sans excessive sweetness, Nusantara Cold Brew emerges as the discerning choice. Its versatility extends beyond, elevating classic cocktails like Old-Fashioneds and Negronis while offering a delightful chilled sipping experience over ice.

Spice Islands Distilling Co. prides itself on its craft, distinguishing its offerings through authentic ingredients and traditional methods. Their commitment to excellence and authenticity resonates deeply, epitomised by their latest creation, Nusantara Cold Brew Java Cream. This distinctive venture marks an uncharted territory not conventionally associated with artisanal spirits, underscoring the brand’s dedication to crafting premium libations that encapsulate Indonesia’s essence authentically.

At the heart of Nusantara Cold Brew Java Cream lies a narrative rooted in the meticulous curation of ultra-premium Indonesian Arabica beans. Sourced from renowned plantations across the region, the selected beans go through a rigorous cold-brewing process, boasting unparalleled flavours and aromas.

Complementing the coffee’s character, the brew seamlessly integrates with the finest imported dairy. The result is a cream liqueur that authentically represents Indonesian coffee culture – where each sip transcends the ordinary, offering a virtual expedition to the Spice Islands, where cultural heritage and an unwavering passion for coffee converge.




  • 60ml Nusantara Cold Brew
  • 30ml vodka
  • 30ml espresso


  • Using cooled espresso, combine ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. 
  • Double strain into a coupette glass.
  • Garnish with three coffee beans.




  • 30ml Nusantara Cold Brew
  • 20ml East Indies Archipelago Dry Gin
  • 20ml Campari
  • 15ml sweet vermouth


  • Combine ingredients in an old-fashioned glass with ice.
  • Stir well until chilled.
  • Garnish with a pomelo wedge.




  • 30ml Nusantara Java Cream 
  • 15ml crème de cacao white
  • 10ml crème de menthe green


  • Combine ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. 
  • Double strain into a Nick and Nora glass.
  • Garnish with grated chocolate.

Exquisite Taste Volume 42

Nusantara Cold Brew


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