Trader Vic’s Brave Bull Cocktail Recipe

This an awesome cocktail and my favorite Kahlua cocktail. So if you’re not a coffee liqueur fan this one is still defiantly worth a shot. If you already like Black or White Russians then this one may become your new favorite. The origin of the name brave bull is not really know. There was a 1950s movie called The Brave Bulls and maybe it was named after that, but there is no evidence to suggest so. I found the whole movie for free on youtube but I have no interest in watching it. So if you’re so inclined to find out if they mention the drink during the movie be my guest and send me an email. I’m sure this cocktail is older than this but the oldest reference I can find of it is in Trader Vic’s 1972 revised bartending guide.

Brave Bull Cocktail
Brave Bull Cocktail

Brave Bull ingredients:

  • 60 mls (2 oz) Anejo Tequila
  • 30 mls (1 oz) Coffee Liqueur

Add Ice To Mixing Glass. Combine all ingredients in the mixing glass. Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink. Strain into glass.

ABV = 33%


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