White Russian
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White Russian
Cocktail recipe

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The White Russian is a classic cocktail that is known for its smooth and creamy texture. It is believed to have originated in the 1940s and gained popularity in the ... more The White Russian is a classic cocktail that is known for its smooth and creamy texture. It is believed to have originated in the 1940s and gained popularity in the 1960s. The drink is made with a simple combination of vodka, cream, and coffee liqueur, which creates a rich and indulgent flavor profile. The base spirit of vodka provides a subtle hint of alcohol, while the cream adds a velvety texture and sweetness. The coffee liqueur brings a bold and robust coffee flavor, balancing out the creaminess of the other ingredients. This cocktail is often served on the rocks, making it a refreshing and delectable choice for any occasion. Whether enjoyed as an after-dinner drink or a dessert cocktail, the White Russian is a beloved classic that continues to delight taste buds all over the world.

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15 key ingredients
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1949
Base ingredient
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Cream
Alcohol content
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24% | 2.4 units *
Details
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Easy
Classic
Stirred

Lowball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Vodka cocktail ingredient
Vodka
50ml 1⅔oz 5cl
Cream cocktail ingredient
Cream
30ml 1oz 3cl
Coffee liqueur cocktail ingredient
Coffee liqueur
20ml ⅔oz 2cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a lowball glass with ice add the vodka and coffee liqueur
Give the mixture a stir to combine the ingredients before floating the cream on top
Stir slowly and serve
~ Don't stir the cocktail before serving, and it should create a slightly layered effect. ~

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