Classic Winter Cocktails: The White Russian

Vital Ingredients

60ml (2 oz.) Russian vodka
2 tbsp Kahlúa or Tia Maria liqueur
2 tbsp cream



Mix coffee liqueur and vodka together. Put some ice cubes in a small tumbler and pour the liqueur and vodka over the top.


Float cream on top and stir slowly.

White Russian Facts & Figures – Loved in Alaska, West Virginia and Minnesota during the pandemic

According to the latest Google Trends research, March 2020 to March 2021, people used cocktails to cheer themselves up during the Covid-19 pandemic. Those locked down at home, searched Google for “White Russian”, “White Russian cocktail”, and other cocktails that you can easily make at home, and the number of such searches massively increased in the USA over the past year.

Out of the 50 American states, three states favored the White Russian above all other cocktails, and the cocktail made with coffee liqueur and vodka was found to be the most popular with stay at home drinkers in Alaska, West Virginia, and Minnesota, during the Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter months of the pandemic.

Best Vodka for White Russian?

We vote for Russian-made Beluga Gold.