White Russian

Main Spirit Vodka
Difficulty Easy
Technique Built

Made truly popular by the 1998 Coen Brothers film, The Big Lebowski, The White Russian is a simple, smooth mix of vodka, coffee liqueur and cream. So yes, it’s basically a Black Russian with Cream but nonetheless, a great sipping drink.


  • 1 oz. 30ml Vodka
  • 1 oz. 30ml Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz. 30ml Cream (or Milk)
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Fill a rocks glass with ice and add vodka and coffee liqueur, then gently pour the cream over the back of a barspoon on top



More about this drink

The White Russian was created by Belgian barman, Gustave Tops at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels in honour of Perle Mesta, then U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg in 1949.

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