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Blushin’ Russian

Absolut Vodka, Cream, Kahlúa, Milk, Amaretto

2.9 from 537 votes

Ingredients

How to make a Blushin’ Russian

1. Fill a shaker with ice cubes.
2. Add all the ingredients - Absolut Vodka, cream, Kahlúa, milk, and Amaretto.
3. Shake and strain the blend into a cocktail glass.

Story about Blushin’ Russian

The Blushin’ Russian is a subtle twist on the iconic White Russian, it's one of those cocktails that makes you want to kick back in a comfy armchair and just chill. A delightful mix of the bold and the mellow, it contains a few of the usual suspects - Absolut Vodka, Kahlúa, and cream, with a cheeky splash of Amaretto added into the mix for a slight nutty undertone. Its roots are embedded in the classic cocktail culture, garnished with a wistful sophistication.

Imagine this - you take the first sip, and it's a thrilling plunge down an icy slope, just like a toboggan ride. The vodka is there, a bold blast of crisp clarity, quickly softened by the lush, dairy texture of the milk and cream. The Kahlúa swirls in, offering hints of coffee and the darkest chocolate, making your taste buds dance the Kazatsky in delight. But it's that last, unexpected note of Amaretto that steals the show. It’s as if the drink is offering a coy wink - a sly, decadent nod of sweet almond that echoes long after the last drop is savored.

FAQ
What are some good garnishes for this?
The Blushin' Russian is pretty flexible when it comes to garnishing. A discreet cherry or a thin slice of orange or even an almond can do it justice. But remember, less is more. As fun as it might be to dress up, we want our drink to taste stellar and not just look pretty.

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Absolut Vodka Cream Kahlúa Milk Amaretto
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