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Black Death Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Black Death, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Kahlua, Sambuca, Bailey’S Irish Cream, or Half-And-Half, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Black Death Cocktail Description

The Black Death falls under the Shot and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Pousse cafe glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Black Death transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 4 ingredients, featuring Kahlua, Sambuca, Bailey’s irish cream, Half-and-half, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Fridays Frozen Mudslide, H.D., California Root Beer also offer a taste of this excellence.

Black Death Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Black Death, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1/4 oz Kahlua
  • 1/4 oz Sambuca (Romana)
  • 1/4 oz Bailey’s irish cream
  • 1/4 oz Half-and-half
  • 7 ml Kahlua
  • 7 ml Sambuca (Romana)
  • 7 ml Bailey’s irish cream
  • 7 ml Half-and-half

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Black Death Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Black Death cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by carefully combining the following ingredients: 1/4 oz Kahlua, 1/4 oz Sambuca (Romana), 1/4 oz Bailey’s irish cream, 1/4 oz Half-and-half. Once blended to perfection, pour into the pousse cafe glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Black Death Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
400.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Black Death are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Black Death Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Kahlua, Sambuca, Bailey’S Irish Cream, and Half-And-Half.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Black Death.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Black Death cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Kahlua 388 times 2.37%
Sambuca 121 times 0.74%
Bailey'S Irish Cream 913 times 5.58%
Half-And-Half 155 times 0.95%

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Black Death FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Black Death Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Black Death.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Black Death?
  • A: The ingredients include Kahlua, Sambuca, Bailey’S Irish Cream, and Half-And-Half, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Black Death cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Pousse cafe glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 14 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 0.09% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Black Death cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Black Death is the perfect addition to any occasion.