Cocktails and Movies Cocktail: The Black Russian

The Black Russian

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Black Russian with its friend White Russian.

Wait, you’ve got extra vodka and some Kahlua? How about making an after-dinner drink for your sweetie? If you have cream, you can make its brother from another mother, the White Russian.


  • 1 3/4 oz vodka
  • 3/4 oz coffee liqueur



  1. Build the ingredients in an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. (optional) For a White Russian, top off with cream (or Bailey’s if you’re a real go-getter.

Movie suggestion:

Best served with a movie like “Dr. Strangelove” or “The Hunt For Red October.”