Born in Belgium, The White Russian takes its name from its dominant spirit – vodka. Invented in 1949 at the Hotel Metropole in Brussels, this simple recipe for the decadent combination of Kahlùa, Vodka and Cream is one of the first cocktails I ever had and a favorite to this day.
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- 1 1/2 oz Vodka
- 3/4 oz Kahlùa
- 3/4 oz cream
- Add all the ingredients to a shaker
- Fill with ice and shake until chilled
- Strain into a rocks glass
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