Drink Type: Cocktail
Fill a rocks glass with ice, add Kahlua and Absolut Vodka and stir.
Enjoy the drink of diplomats the next time you're looking to bring elegance and style to any occasion. Legend has it the Black Russian was created in 1949 by a Belgian bartender to honor a feisty socialite who was the U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg. The cocktail is so named because it mixes the dark liqueur of Kahlua with vodka, the beloved Russian spirit. For a touch of international mystery and intrigue, try this famous drink that has been described as "a flavor more complex than calculus." A rich and balanced cocktail for all seasons!