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Chai White Russian

chai white russian cocktail

Imagine blending the classic flavors of a White Russian cocktail with the exotic spices of chai tea. That’s the essence of a Chai White Russian, a unique and enticing drink that offers a delightful twist on a traditional favorite. Perfect for those who enjoy exploring new flavors, this cocktail combines the creamy, rich taste of a White Russian with the warm, aromatic spices of chai. It’s an adventurous and sophisticated choice, ideal for sipping on a relaxed evening.

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Tasting Notes

A Chai White Russian is a delightful mix of creamy, sweet, and spicy flavors. The creamy richness of the milk blends beautifully with the sweet taste of coffee liqueur. The vodka adds a little kick, while the chai spices bring in a cozy warmth. It’s like a hug in a glass, with a balance of spice and sweetness that tickles your taste buds!

Ingredients

  • 1 oz (30 ml) vodka
  • 1 oz (30 ml) coffee liqueur (like Kahlúa)
  • 2 oz (60 ml) chai tea concentrate (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 oz (30 ml) heavy cream or milk
  • Optional: a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Glass: Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  2. Mix the Drink: Pour the vodka and coffee liqueur over the ice.
  3. Add Chai: Slowly add the chai tea concentrate.
  4. Finish with Cream: Gently pour the cream or milk on top.
  5. Garnish and Serve: Optionally, sprinkle a bit of cinnamon or nutmeg on top. Enjoy your Chai White Russian!

Pro Tips

  • Chill Your Glass: For an extra cool drink, chill your glass in the freezer for about 15 minutes before making your cocktail.
  • Homemade Chai Concentrate: Making your own chai concentrate is easy! Just steep your favorite chai tea in hot water, add some extra spices if you like, and sweeten it to your taste.
  • Layering: For a cool visual effect, pour the cream over the back of a spoon to make layers in your drink.
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Variations

  • Dairy-Free: Use almond milk, coconut milk, or oat milk instead of regular milk or cream.
  • Spice It Up: Add a cinnamon stick or a few cloves to your chai for extra spice.
  • Chai White Russian Float: Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a dessert-like treat.
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chai white russian

Chai White Russian

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chai, chai white russian, dessert cocktail, vodka drink, white russian
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Savor the unique Chai White Russian cocktail recipe, a perfect blend of spicy chai and creamy White Russian flavors. Ideal for cozy evenings.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz 30 ml vodka
  • 1 oz 30 ml coffee liqueur (like Kahlúa)
  • 2 oz 60 ml chai tea concentrate (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 oz 30 ml heavy cream or milk
  • Optional: a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg for garnish

Instructions

  • Prepare the Glass: Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  • Mix the Drink: Pour the vodka and coffee liqueur over the ice.
  • Add Chai: Slowly add the chai tea concentrate.
  • Finish with Cream: Gently pour the cream or milk on top.
  • Garnish and Serve: Optionally, sprinkle a bit of cinnamon or nutmeg on top. Enjoy your Chai White Russian!
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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