Irish White Russian

A drizzle of sweetened condensed milk adds flavor, body, and a little drama to this classic cocktail.
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irish white russian

Recipe by Joe Piccirillo

This recipe originally appeared in our Harvest 2020 issue. Get the magazine here.

Start to Finish: 5 minutes

Servings: Makes 2 Irish White Russians


  • Ice
  • 4 oz. Irish whiskey, such as Jameson
  • 2 oz. coffee liqueur, such as Kahlúa
  • Splash pure vanilla extract
  • 2 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • Ground cinnamon, for garnish


In cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake whiskey, liqueur, and vanilla. Divide between 2 glasses filled with ice. Top with condensed milk; garnish with cinnamon.