Artisan coffee liqueurs, balanced and enhanced by unique blends of spices, bring brilliance and depth to a White Russian. Here, our four favorite bottles.


($13; 375 ml; This classic rum-based liqueur has a familiar dark chocolate–vanilla flavor that’s bold and sweet, nodding to roasted coffee on the lingering finish.

Galliano Ristretto

($15; 375 ml; Featuring a rich, dark-roast coffee flavor with a surprising anise note, this thick, velvety liqueur is made from both arabica and robusta beans.

Roundhouse Spirits Corretto Coffee Liqueur

($26; 750 ml; Mild and smooth with a cold-brew flavor softened by cane sugar sweetness and a cinnamony spice, this liqueur is made from beans selected by a local blind roaster who uses his heightened sense of smell and taste to discern the most intense coffee aromas and flavors.

St. George NOLA Coffee Liqueur

($33; 750 ml; Modeled after New Orleans–style chicory coffee, this robust sip has a bright bitterness balanced by smooth vanilla sweetness.

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