Avalanche Cocktail

Avalanche Cocktail recipe: Crown Royal, Kahlua, cream

The Avalanche Cocktail is basically a White Russian with Crown Royal instead of vodka. That of course adds notes of caramel to the flavors of sweetened coffee and cream. Opinions on Crown Royal tend to be sharply divided, but it's smooth and works well as a mixer. In this drink, you can't … [Read more...]

Crispy Crunch

Crispy Crunch drink recipe - Kahlua, Metaxa, Creme de Cacao, Frangelico

The Crispy Crunch shooter cocktail gets its name from a brand of chocolate and peanut bar made by Candbury. Because the candy isn't available in the US and I've never had it, I can only assume the drink is supposed to taste like it. But this isn't your typical candy drink. This drink is … [Read more...]

Caffeini Martini

Caffeini Martini recipe - Butterscotch Schnapps, Kahlua, Chocolate Liqueur, Espresso, Milk

The Caffeini Martini sounds a lot like the Espresso Martini, but aside from the espresso, it's actually pretty different. It blends Kahlua with chocolate and butterscotch liqueur, then adds some milk for creaminess. This makes it a rich, sweetened coffee drink with a kick. Because all the … [Read more...]

Aggravation Cocktail

Aggravation Cocktail recipe - Scotch, Kahlua, Cream

I can't help but wonder where the Aggravation Cocktail got its name. Maybe it helps you get past aggravation? Because it sure doesn't cause any. This drink features scotch with Kahlua and cream, making it something you could think of as an interesting variation on the White Russian. You might … [Read more...]

Sandbar Sleeper

Sandbar Sleeper drink recipe - Absolut Vodka, Bailey's, Kahlua, Frangelico, 2% Milk

The Sandbar Sleeper recipe makes 4-5 shots of creamy delicious goodness. You've got notes of coffee, hazelnut and caramel, so what's not to love? This is a terrific party drink because you can whip up a pitcher and just pour and top off as needed. Just remember to keep it in the fridge so the … [Read more...]

Grim Reaper

Grim Reaper drink recipe - Kahlua, Bacardi 151 Proof Rum, Grenadine

Remember the Shark Bite, which added three drops of grenadine at the end to look like blood in the water? The Grim Reaper has a similar effect, but this time I figured out how to make it look a whole lot cooler. The grenadine just rolls off my ice so quickly it's lost in the drink. So I add … [Read more...]

Cookie Tosser

Cookie Tosser drink recipe - Vodka, Lemon, Bourbon, Kahlua

The Cookie Tosser is so named because of the effect it supposedly has on you. I'm pleased to report it did not make me toss my cookies, although I have to say - that's a lot of lemon juice. The main ingredient here is two shots of lemon juice. It's watered down by a little bit of vodka, a … [Read more...]

Strawberry Sombrero

Strawberry Sombrero drink recipe: Kahlua, strawberry syrup, milk

The Strawberry Sombrero is a light pink creamy cocktail that blends the flavors of coffee, milk and strawberry. The richness of the milk - assuming you use whole milk, which I recommend - dilutes the sweetness of the liqueur and fruit syrup. That makes this a mildly sweet, mildly filling … [Read more...]

Silver Cloud

Silver Cloud drink recipe - Amaretto, Kahlua, Milk, Cream

The Silver Cloud tastes like a mocha latte with amaretto syrup. It's sweet and creamy, with a nice rich taste. This is a great drink for when you actually need something to fill you up a little - that's where the milk comes in. It's pretty light on the alcohol, but it's definitely got a … [Read more...]

Mangan Coffee

Mangan Coffee drink recipe - Bailey's, Kahlua, Bacardi Black Rum, Myer's Dark Rum, Coffee

The Mangan Coffee drink is a little stronger than most coffee cocktails. It's mostly liqueurs, but it does have an ounce of two rums, too. It still retains that coffee drink kind of flavor - sweet and easy on the taste buds - but it will definitely relax you a little. This is a great drink … [Read more...]

Umbrella Man Special

Umbrella Man Special drink recipe - Vodka, Kahlua, Bailey's, Grand Marnier, Drambuie

The Umbrella Man Special is one of those super-easy cocktails featuring equal parts of everything, and most of them sweet liqueurs. But this one uses a fairly unusual ingredient: Drambuie. Without that, this drink would be be a B-52 with added vodka. But the Drambuie adds a honey flavor into … [Read more...]

Mocha Mint

Mocha Mint drink recipe - Kahlua, Creme de Menthe

The Mocha Mint is a sweet drink featuring the flavors of... well, mocha and mint. While that may sound like an obvious combination, this recipe gets it just right. Despite the sweetness, this drink has some character. There's just a little bit of bitterness in Kahlua, and the "creme" part of … [Read more...]