Home » Recipes » Alcoholic Recipes » Ordinary Drink Recipes (Alcoholic) » Black Russian Cocktail Recipe

Black Russian Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Black Russian, 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 Coffee Liqueur, or Vodka, 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 Russian Cocktail Description

The Black Russian falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Old-fashioned glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Black Russian transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 2 ingredients, featuring Coffee liqueur, Vodka, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Slacker’s Slammer, Pink Panther #1, Christer Petterson also offer a taste of this excellence.

Black Russian Ingredients

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

US Metric

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

How to Make a Black Russian Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Black Russian 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: 3/4 oz Coffee liqueur, 1 1/2 oz Vodka. Once blended to perfection, pour into the old-fashioned glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Black Russian Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
200.0 0.0 50.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Black Russian 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 Russian Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Coffee Liqueur, and Vodka.

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

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Black Russian 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
Coffee Liqueur 107 times 0.65%
Vodka 3051 times 18.66%

In case you thought the Black Russian cocktail was delicious, or you like it and have the above ingredients, you might be interested in the 20 related cocktails we’ve selected for you based on similar ingredients:

Betsy Clear, Cran-Collins, Dirty Mexican Lemonade, Bleeding Snatch, Nappy Dugout, Rontini, Sharpshooter #1, Dan’s Dewberry Martini, Pink Elephant Ears, Jihad, Ludwig And The Gang, Purple Rain #3, Christer Petterson, Cosmopolitan #3, Coffee-Vodka, Pyro, Hawaiian Shooter, Go Girl!, Dudley’s Damnation, and Montana Tornado.

Use the search box at the top to discover more cocktails.

Black Russian FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Black Russian Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Black Russian.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Black Russian?
  • A: The ingredients include Coffee Liqueur, and Vodka, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Black Russian cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Old-fashioned glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 464 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 2.84% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Black Russian 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 Russian is the perfect addition to any occasion.

Poop Deck Cocktail Recipe

Patatus Cocktail Recipe