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White Russian - Vodka Cocktail

About The White Russian Cocktail

The White Russian Cocktail is The Dude’s favorite. What else do you need to know?

Ingredients in the The White Russian Cocktail

2 oz
1 oz
Kahlúa
Heavy cream

 
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How to make The White Russian Cocktail

Add the vodka and Kahlúa to an Old Fashioned glass filled with ice.

Top with a large splash of heavy cream and stir.

Other Information

Do you know the history of the White Russian? It involves the Cold War and General Dwight Eisenhower singing “Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes.” And since you’re here, we’re assuming you’re a fan of The Dude. Read our list of our 7 favorite Movie and TV drinkers.

Spirits used in The White Russian Cocktail

Cocktail Profile

Flavor: Creamy

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Kahlua

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Discussion

  • billvill posted 1 week ago

    “The Dude abides.”

  • doctor_work_ac9fc posted 2 months ago

    You have a double "the" in the heading for the ingredients: Ingredients in the the White Russian Cocktail.

  • Whocares1 posted 3 months ago

    jeffreyblaismanetzerocom687816 is wrong. I made this account so that I could simply say, he is wrong. A Dirty Bird is essentially a White Russian with a quick shake added at the end. White Russian has been around, in this format, since the 30's. Learn to research you noob!

  • laura1957 posted 4 months ago

    As to the previous comment: I've been drinking White Russians since the 60's (made with Kahlua), so if the name changed it happened way before the Big Lebowski.

  • jeffreyblaismanetzerocom687816 posted 8 months ago

    The Big Lebowski??? sorry they screwed it up Before that movie was even an Idea the White Russian was made with White Creme De Cacao not Kahlua. The recipe you are listing as a "White Russian" was at that time called a "Dirty Bird". I know this for a fact because I owned, back in the late 70's a copy of the "Old Mr. Boston Bartenders Guide". Which listed both drinks with there proper names. But because some writer didn't bother to get his facts straight. Common usage has renamed the dirty bird. Doesn't make it correct, only common.


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