Lemon zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
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If your coffee liqueur is on the sweet side, then add six drops of vanilla bitters to help the balance and complexity. However, with a good coffee liqueur and dry gin, this two-ingredient cocktail is surprisingly tasty and wonderfully simple.
The Brave Cow emerged during the 1970s/80s on the back of the then popular Black Russian cocktail.
Recipe adapted from John J. Poister's, The New American Bartender's Guide.
BRAVE COWJohn J. Poister, The New American Bartender's Guide, 1999
1½ oz. gin
1½ oz. Kahlua
Pour gin and coffee liqueur into a chilled Old Fashioned glass with several ice cubes. Twist lemon peel over drink and drop into glass and stir.
One serving of Brave Cow contains 229 calories.