The black Russian gets its name from the use of the quintessential Russian spirit, vodka, and the darkness the drink has from the addition of coffee liqueur.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine vodka and coffee liqueur in an old-fashioned glass. Add ice and stir well.

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Nutrition Facts

177 calories; proteing; carbohydrates 8.4g 3% DV; fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; sodium 9.9mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2012
I used Smirnoff Whipped Vodka in this drink and shook all of the ingredients in my cocktail shaker before pouring the ingredients into the glass. Delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2012
I used Smirnoff Whipped Vodka in this drink and shook all of the ingredients in my cocktail shaker before pouring the ingredients into the glass. Delicious! Read More
(19)
Rating: 5 stars
08/04/2012
I like it when all ingrediants are chilled. I don't prefer my drinks on ice. Read More
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