Milky Joe
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Milky Joe
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.73 / 5
The Milky Joe is a creamy and indulgent cocktail that combines the rich flavors of Bailey's Irish Cream and coffee liqueur with the smoothness of white rum. Its velvety texture ... more The Milky Joe is a creamy and indulgent cocktail that combines the rich flavors of Bailey's Irish Cream and coffee liqueur with the smoothness of white rum. Its velvety texture is further enhanced by the inclusion of milk and a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream, making it a decadent beverage that could easily double as a dessert. Served in a highball glass, it's a treat for those who appreciate a cocktail with a sweet tooth appeal and the comforting taste of a milkshake with a boozy twist.
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Base ingredient
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White rum
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9.4% | 2.82 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Milky Joe

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all liquid ingredients into a highball glass and stir
Top with ice cream and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of ice cream in the Milky Joe?

Absolutely! While the original Milky Joe recipe suggests using vanilla ice cream for its smooth, classic flavor, you can experiment with other ice cream flavors like chocolate, caramel, or even mint to add a unique twist to your cocktail. Just keep in mind that changing the ice cream flavor might significantly alter the overall taste of the drink.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need any special equipment to prepare a Milky Joe?

No special equipment is required to prepare a Milky Joe. You'll only need a spoon or a stirring stick to stir the ingredients together in a highball glass. However, having a jigger for measuring the liquor and a scoop for the ice cream can help ensure the proportions are accurate for the perfect taste.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Milky Joe?

A Milky Joe is best served in a highball glass, allowing ample room for the milk and ice cream to meld with the liquors. For an extra touch of indulgence, consider garnishing with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings on top. Serve immediately after stirring to enjoy the creamy texture and chilled temperature.

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