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How to Make a Sombrero

An excellent dessert drink, the Sombrero is basically a White Russian with one less alcoholic ingredient—and a south-of-the-border name.


  • Step 1: Fill with ice Fill the rocks glass with ice.
  • Step 2: Pour in liqueur Pour in the 2 oz. of coffee liqueur.
  • Step 3: Add cream or milk Add the 4 oz. of cream or milk.
  • Step 4: Top w/ whipped cream And top your drink with 2 tablespoons of whipped cream.
  • TIP: Some bartenders like to make this drink in a cocktail shaker, actually whipping the cream as they shake the drink.
  • Step 5: Stir & serve Use the swizzle stick to stir gently, and serve.
  • FACT: The wide-brimmed sombrero was favored by Mexican field workers to provide sombra—or shade—while out working in the extreme heat.

You Will Need

  • Some ice
  • A rocks glass
  • 2.0 oz coffee liqueur
  • 4.0 oz cream or milk
  • 2.0 tbsp whipped cream
  • And a swizzle stick

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