The White Russian is a sweet cocktail that is classically made with vodka, coffee liqueur like Tia Maria or Kahlúa and cream. You have probably heard of this cocktail if not had one yourself.
It was also popularized in the movie The Big Lebowski, with Jeff Bridges character, ‘the Dude’s’ main drive is avoiding work, bowling and drinking White Russians. This cocktail is basically an alcoholic milkshake. If you want to spend a night living out your Big Lebowski, then you can check out the Annual Lebowski Fest, here. Where they usually have a White Russian stand setup.
Variations on the White Russians
There are a number of different variations to the White Russians like the Black Russian, Dirty Bird, Roasted Toasted Almond, Colorado Bulldog and Sneaky Pete to name just a few.
The White Russian is one of the famous cocktail recipes in the world, most people that don’t consider themselves to be cocktail enthusiasts drink this vodka-based drink. This is a drink that is consumed by from people that are working in the liquor distribution industry to fraternity members.
The term White Russian was first coined in 1965 and is a variation of another vodka drink that first became known in the late 40’s called the Black Russian.
Be careful drinking White Russians all night, the cream and the sugar will build up to ensure that you have a massive hangover the next day.
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