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Russian Qualude

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A sort of super-sized White Russian, the Russian Qualude adds hazelnut liqueur and Irish cream to the classic mix of vodka, coffee liqueur and cream. Spelling nerds and prescription drug experts will note that the word “Qualude” is missing an “a.” For whatever reason (perhaps as a means of legal protection should the Quaalude brand decide to pursue litigation), that second “a” was dropped when the drink was invented.

The Essentials

vodka
coffee liqueur
hazelnut liqueur
Shaker
The Details

Ingredients

1.5 oz vodka
1.5 oz coffee liqueur
1.5 oz hazelnut liqueur
1.5 oz Irish cream
1 oz cream

Method

  • Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  • Shake and strain into a highball over fresh ice.
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Strength:
Vodka Sweet Easy
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