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Paralyzer Cocktail

paralyzer cocktail

Get ready to mix up something special. The Paralyzer cocktail is a smooth, creamy drink that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s like a party in a glass, with a mix of sweet and strong flavors. This cocktail is super easy to make and always impresses. Let’s dive into what makes it so amazing.

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Tasting Notes

The Paralyzer is a delicious blend of coffee, cream, and cola flavors. It’s creamy and rich, with a hint of coffee taste that’s not too strong. The cola adds a sweet fizz, and the vodka gives it a nice kick. It’s perfect for those who love a creamy, slightly sweet drink with a little buzz.


  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 4 oz Cola
  • 2 oz Milk or Cream


  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the vodka and coffee liqueur.
  3. Add the cola.
  4. Top with milk or cream.
  5. Stir gently and enjoy!

Pro Tips

  • Use cold ingredients for the best taste.
  • Adjust the amount of milk or cream to your liking.
  • Try different types of coffee liqueur for new flavors.

Which Vodka Brands to Choose

For the Paralyzer, any smooth vodka will do. Brands like Smirnoff, Absolut, or Grey Goose are great choices. You don’t need the most expensive vodka, but choosing a good quality one will make your drink taste better.

Similar Cocktails

If you love the Paralyzer, you might also enjoy these:

  • White Russian: Similar to the Paralyzer but without cola.
  • Black Russian: Like a White Russian but without the cream.
  • Mudslide: A creamy cocktail with a chocolate twist.
See also  Baileys White Russian Cocktail


The Paralyzer, also known as the “Colorado Bulldog,” started gaining popularity in the 1970s. It’s thought to have originated in Canada and is a twist on the classic White Russian, adding cola for a unique fizz and flavor.

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paralyzer cocktail


Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Coffee, cream, paralyzer cocktail, Vodka
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
The Paralyzer is a delicious blend of coffee, cream, and cola flavors. It's creamy and rich, with a hint of coffee taste that's not too strong.


  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 4 oz Cola
  • 2 oz Milk or Cream


  • Fill a glass with ice.
  • Pour in the vodka and coffee liqueur.
  • Add the cola.
  • Top with milk or cream.
  • Stir gently and enjoy!
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Paralyzer Cocktail
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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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