White Russian

White Russian
White Russian
This smooth and sweet vintage cocktail is a cream-based variation on the vodka and coffee liqueur libation that became known as the Black Russian in the late '40s. Some credit the White Russian's resurgence in popularity to 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski, in which the lead character "The Dude" consumes little else.Ingalls Photography

This smooth and sweet vintage cocktail is a cream-based variation on the vodka and coffee liqueur libation that became known as the Black Russian in the late '40s. Some credit the White Russian's resurgence in popularity to 1998 cult classic The Big Lebowski, in which the lead character "The Dude" consumes little else.

White Russian
This smooth and sweet vintage cocktail is a cream-based variation on the vodka and coffee liqueur libation that became known as the Black Russian in the late '40s.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. heavy cream
  • 1 oz. Coffe Liqueur, such as Kahlua
  • 1 oz. vodka

Instructions

  1. Combine cream, coffee liqueur, and vodka in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.