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.
- 2 oz. heavy cream
- 1 oz. Coffe Liqueur, such as Kahlua
- 1 oz. vodka
- Combine cream, coffee liqueur, and vodka in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.