White Russian Drink


  • 1 fluid ounce coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 cup cream or milk
  • 1 fluid ounce vodka


White Russian Glass

Preparation instructions:

  1. In a mixing glass, combine the coffee flavored liqueur, vodka and cream or milk. Pour over ice in a highball glass.

Original recipe makes 3 servings

History of the White Russian Cocktail

The drink has grown a lot since the term "White Russian" was initially created in 1965 , and also there are some unique methods to mix it. In every case, it's possible to incorporate somewhat different ingredients without compromising the identity of the cocktail. Therefore, the flavour and also strength of the cocktail can vary somewhat , depending on where the drink has been ordered from.

The White Russian was initially a variation on a different vodka cocktail that first became recognized in the late 1940's as the Black Russian. It's fast increase in popularity was probably a combination of its potency and also simplicity of creation, together with its potential for an extremely smooth taste whenever high quality vodka was used. Hardly any bar experience was required to make this cocktail since it only needed a few ingredient