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White Russian

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White Russian Ingredients

White Russian Description

How to prepare the White Russian cocktail?

White Russian cocktail description:

Indulge in the rich and smooth flavors of the White Russian, a classic cocktail that’s as simple to make as it is delicious to drink. This cocktail is a perfect blend of the boldness of vodka, the sweetness of coffee liqueur, and the luxurious texture of heavy cream. It’s a timeless favorite for its creamy indulgence and easy preparation.

White Russian recipe ingredients:

° Vodka: 5 cl (1.70 oz) – The strong and clear spirit forms the base of the cocktail.
° Coffee Liqueur: 2 cl (0.70 oz) – Adds a deep, rich coffee flavor and sweetness.
° Heavy Cream or milk: 3 cl (1 oz) – Gives the cocktail its signature creamy texture.

White Russian cocktail preparation:

1) Fill an old-fashioned glass with ice to start your cocktail off chilled.
2) Pour in the vodka and coffee liqueur over the ice, stirring gently to combine.
3) Slowly pour the heavy cream or milk over the back of a spoon onto the drink, allowing it to float on top and create a layered effect.
4) For a mixed drink, stir the cream in gently; otherwise, leave it layered for a classic presentation.

The White Russian cocktail experienced a surge in popularity thanks to its prominent role in the cult classic film “The Big Lebowski.” Released in 1998, this iconic movie directed by the Coen Brothers features Jeff Bridges as ‘The Dude,’ a laid-back and quirky character whose drink of choice is the White Russian, affectionately referred to as a “Caucasian” in the film. The Dude’s frequent and casual enjoyment of this cocktail throughout the movie turned the White Russian into a symbol of his easygoing lifestyle and unique persona. As a result, the film not only cemented its status as a cult favorite but also revived the White Russian’s popularity, introducing it to a new generation of cocktail enthusiasts and making it synonymous with The Dude’s unconventional charm.

The White Russian cocktail is the cocktail of the day for January 11 when National Milk Day is celebrated. National Milk Day, celebrated on January 11, commemorates a significant milestone in the history of milk delivery. Distinct from World Milk Day on June 1, this day marks the anniversary of the first instance when milk was delivered to homes in sterilized glass bottles. This innovation, which occurred in 1878, transformed the way milk was distributed, with the bottles being filled and sealed with waxed paper for the first time.

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