National Kahlua Day

National Kahlua Day is observed next on Thursday, February 27th, 2025 (311 days from today).

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National Kahlua Day is celebrated on February 27 every year.  Kahlua is a creamy, creamy rum and coffee flavored liqueur. This cocktail originated in Mexico, and at first, it was known only by people in the vicinity of Mexico, but now Kahlua is globally famous and millions of people around the world enjoy it.

History of National Kahlua Day

The origin of Kahlua can be remembered back to its invention in 1936 by Pedro Domecq, who combined rum, vanilla and corn syrup and coffee to create one of the most popular liqueurs and most variable in the world.  The name of this wine is derived from the name of a Central American tribe that inhabited the Valley of Mexico long before the arrival of the Spaniards.  Initially known only in the regions surrounding its creation, Kahlua's popularity has truly spread around the world.  Now, it is loved by countless millions of people around the globe in various forms.

How to celebrate National Kahlua Day

Due to its composition and flavor, Kahlua tastes best when paired with various desserts and cocktails.  Whether on ice, mixed with coffee or even topped with an ice cream, there really doesn't seem to be a "wrong" way to celebrate this truly unique and one-of-a-kind beverage.  What are you waiting for?  Let celebrate National Kahlua Day with one of these classic drinks!

Mudslide recipe

The mud slide is absolutely perfect to sip on on a long hot summer day when you feel like you need something more than a little milkshake.  Mudslide's freezing sweetness is the perfect companion for the book you're about to finish.

Ingredients: (serves 2)

  • 2 oz Kahlua
  • Irish Ice Cream 2 oz Baileys
  • 2 oz milk or cream
  • 2 cups of ice
  • Chocolate syrup and whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Pour all ingredients into a blender and blend until completely smooth.  Then, let pour into two Martini or Hurricane glasses.  If desired, top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup if desired.

Black Russian recipe

There's a reason why this no-nonsense cocktail is named after the Russians, and that reason is that it's perfect for surviving a cold Moscow winter and emerging unscathed.  Powerful yet delicious, Black Russian is like the little black dress: classic.

Ingredients: (serves 2)

  • 4 oz Vodka
  • 2 oz Kahlua

Ice cubes

Pour both ingredients into two glasses with ice.  Stir the ingredients for a moment, then strain the drink into two old-fashioned glasses with one or two large ice cubes in them.  If desired, you can use more Kahlúa and less vodka to create a sweeter and lighter version.

B-52 recipe

Said to have been created by a bartender who is a huge fan of the band, the shooter B-52 is famous around the world for being simple, delicious and of course looking great!  Learn how to do this shot today and instantly impress all your friends when they come to the venue for drinks,

Ingredients: (serving 1)

  • 33 oz Kahlua
  • 33 oz Baileys
  • 33 oz Grand Marnier

Place three spirits in a glass in the order listed and drink them all at once, shot.

As you can see, there are many good reasons to celebrate National Kahlua day, so what are you waiting for?


National Kahlua Day has been observed annually on February 27th.


Monday, February 27th, 2023

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

Thursday, February 27th, 2025

Friday, February 27th, 2026

Saturday, February 27th, 2027

Also on Thursday, February 27th, 2025