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"Green Russian" from Archer

"Green Russian" from Archer

We're going back to the Danger Zone with this video, and taking a classic Archer original and seeing if we can make it palatable. Spoiler alert: the original is the worst drink I've had, and the improved version is one of the best.

Green Russian

  • 1 oz (30ml) absinthe

  • 1 oz (30ml) vodka

  • 2 oz (60ml) heavy cream

  1. Add all ingredients to a rocks glass with ice and stir

  2. Pour contents of glass down the drain

Improved Green Russian

Makes about five 5oz (150ml) servings

  • 1 cup (235ml) whole milk

  • 2 cups (470ml) brewed green tea

  • ⅔ cup (150ml) Green Chartreuse

  • ⅔ cup (150ml) vodka

  • ⅓ cup (85g) sugar

  • ⅓ cup (75ml) lime juice

  1. Add milk to a large glass bowl and set aside

  2. Mix remaining ingredients into a pitcher

  3. Slowly pour tea mixture into the milk and gently stir until it curdles

  4. Strain through a nut milk bag or cheese cloth to collect the curds

  5. Strain through a coffee filter

  6. Strain through a coffee filter a second time, then store in a sealed bottle in the fridge

  7. Serve in a chilled rocks glass over ice

Recipe credit: Dan Souza

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