Culture, Style

The Happy Hour: The Green Russian

Most sophisticated libation connoisseurs are familiar with the classic cocktails the Black and White Russian. Most however are not as familiar with their jaded cousin, the Green Russian. You favorite brand of coffee liqueur is nowhere to be found in the Green Russian as it is replaced with mint. The Green Russian is an excellent addition your your summertime drink menu.


  • 3-4 ice cubes
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1  oz mint liqueur
  • 1 cherry (optional)

Pour the vodka and mint liqueur over ice. Stir. Garnish with a cherry.




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