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White Russian

White Russian Cocktail
This cocktail has a creamy coffee taste that's so much richer than the hot beverage! Make it an experience: Pour the cream slowly over the back of the spoon and watch the ingredients layer and swirl.



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Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka and coffee liqueur; shake. Pour into lowball glass and slowly top with cream or half and half.

Convert to an Espresso Martini by adding a cold shot of espresso (or cold brew coffee) and a 1/2 oz of vanilla liqueur. After shaking, strain into a martini glass. To vary further, try an Ozark Speedball (House Spirits Distillery, Portland, OR): add a cold shot of espresso (or cold brew coffee), substitute moonshine for the vodka, add a dash of orange bitters and garnish with an orange twist.

Are you a fan of heat? Kick the White Russian up a notch by using chili chocolate coffee liqueur.