A stiff Black Russian


This classic cocktail owes its name to the use of vodka and the black tint of the coffee liqueur.

The drink made its first appearance in Brussels in 1949 when Gustave Tops, a Belgian bartender at the Hotel Metropole, created it as a signature drink for Perle Mesta, then United States Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
5 Parts Vodka
2 Parts Kahlúa or Tia Maria coffee liqueur

Preparation

Pour 5 parts vodka into an ice-filled rocks glass. Add 2 parts Kahlúa or Tia Maria coffee liqueur. Stir gently and serve.

Drinkware : Rocks Glass

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