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California Root Beer Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the California Root Beer, 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, Galliano, or Soda Water, 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

California Root Beer Cocktail Description

The California Root Beer falls under the Soft Drink / Soda and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Highball glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Indulge in the California Root Beer, where each of the 3 ingredients, including Kahlua, Galliano, Soda water, plays a crucial role in creating an unforgettable experience. This cocktail is a testament to the fusion of tradition and innovation. For similar adventures in taste, try Jelly Bean #2, B-53, Pink Russian.

California Root Beer Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the California Root Beer, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 3/4 oz Kahlua
  • 3/4 oz Galliano
  • Fill with Soda water
  • 22 ml Kahlua
  • 22 ml Galliano
  • Fill with Soda water

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

How to Make a California Root Beer Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the California Root Beer 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 Kahlua, 3/4 oz Galliano, Fill with Soda water. Once blended to perfection, pour into the highball glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the California Root Beer Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
300.0 0.0 75.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for California Root Beer 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 California Root Beer Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Kahlua, Galliano, and Soda Water.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, California Root Beer.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the California Root Beer 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%
Galliano 77 times 0.47%
Soda Water 203 times 1.24%

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California Root Beer FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the California Root Beer Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect California Root Beer.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the California Root Beer?
  • A: The ingredients include Kahlua, Galliano, and Soda Water, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the California Root Beer cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Highball glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 940 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 5.75% of the cocktailing instructions.


The California Root Beer 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 California Root Beer is the perfect addition to any occasion.