Eggnog “White Russians”

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

Winter cocktails are my favorite. They’re so cozy and rich! The thought of a cold glass of milk punch or eggnog makes me want to gather all the ugly sweaters I can, make one giant super sweater and climb into it with all my friends while we watch cheesy holiday movies and get warm by the fire. Yes, I’m weird, but you have to admit that sounds pretty amazing.

I’ve never actually crafted my OWN winter cocktail though, so this year I wanted to try a twist on the White Russian. I love the “grown up chocolate milk” aspect of this drink, so I stuck with that and changed it up a little bit by using eggnog instead of cream. It’s such an easy alteration, but the results are SO good. Hangar 1 Vodka with its authentically fresh, clean flavor pulls the whole thing together and gives it a perfect kick.

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

Eggnog "White Russians" - offbeat + inspired

“Eggnog” White Russians
Yields 1 cocktail

A tumbler filled halfway with ice cubes
1.5 oz. Hangar 1 Vodka
1 oz. coffee liqueur
Top off with eggnog and a sprinkle of brown sugar

Photos styled in collaboration with Ruthie Lindsey / Post sponsored by Hangar 1 Vodka / All opinions are my own!

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  1. My friends like to say that they’re drinking a virgin white Russian when they’re drinking their milk :P -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

  2. Glynis Maruk says:

    I would love to know where the glasses came from!

  3. I’m a relatively new convert when it comes to winter cocktails… because I didn’t grow up with eggnog, I wasn’t really aware of how amazing it could be (and how BOOZY it could be). But now I’m hooked. These white russians sound outstanding. Not one of those drinks you can just have one of.

    • Tiffany | offbeat + inspired says:

      Oh me too!! SO new. My first experience with a winter cocktail was milk punch at a holiday party just a year or two ago! TOTALLY fell in love. If you’re not into sweet, maybe go half cream and half eggnog for this one — but I love it as a full on dessert! :P

  4. This sounds like something I could fall a little too easily for. Ahhhhh…eggnog and booze were meant to be together!

  5. Those pics look like hipster heaven!


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