Fall Back in Cocktail Time

3 Classic Stalletto Drink Picks


White Russian

Ingredients:

1 oz. Vodka
2/3 oz. Kahlua
1 oz. Cream
* For a Black Russian, eliminate the cream

Created for a U.S. Ambassador in 1949, by a Belgian Barman, this cocktail is simple, clean and gets the job done. Men all over Russia as well as other nearby countries and even America, enjoyed this tasty drink, while puffing on a fine cigar, or just sitting at a bar enjoying the company of their fellow mates. 

The White Russian became extremely famous in the 1970s in the movie ‘The Big Lebowski’ 

It’s creamy, smooth coffee flavor coats the mouth with deliciousness. And although you may want to toss in down in a hurry, this cocktail is made to sip. Be careful now, don’t let the sweet taste fool you, this baby is served in a short glass over ice and before you know it, you can easily put 3 or 4 of these away without even realizing it. So enjoy, but drink responsibly. 


Bailey's Mudslide

Ingredients:

1 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Kahlua
1oz. Bailey's Irish Cream
1 oz. Cream

A Bartender from the Cayman Islands decided one day, to step up the excitement level in his cocktails, so in 1950, he created the Baileys Mudslide. Although this cocktail was originally invented with no blending in mind, over the years it became more popular when blended. 

Soon Bartenders across the globe added their very own twist to the drink. Layering the bottom of the glass with swirls of chocolate, then topping it off with whip cream and more chocolate swirls and a cherry on top, this cocktail hit the charts as one of the tastiest drinks in its’ time. Why even some bartenders were said to use an almond liqueur. 

Today Gents and ladies continue to enjoy this cocktail on a daily bases. And so it seems that this classic cocktail, blended or over ice, is as tasty as dessert. But keep in mind, it is an alco-holic beverage, chocolate or not. Bottoms up! 


Rob Roy

Ingredients:

2 oz. Scotch
1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth
3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters

The Rob Roy, invented in 1894 by a Bartender by the name of Waldorf Astoria from Manhattan ,New York, was said to be created in honor of an opera, slightly honoring Robert Roy McGregor, the Scottish folk hero. 

The Rob Roy is very similar to a Manhattan. This signature cocktail is made with Scotch whiskey. It was considered then and even now, a mans drink. 

Over the years cocktail enthusiast have enjoyed a Rob Roy with either sweet or dry vermouth, or even the “Perfect Rob Roy” which has equals parts of both. Man or woman , enjoy the Rob Roy.

Cheers!