So un-hip, so outdated—Kahlúa has been all but abandoned by the craft cocktail set these days. But it stars in a whole roster of classic cocktails, and when used right, the rum-coffee liqueur is quite tasty, as long as you keep its sweetness in check. Here are three throwback Kahlúa cocktails—made the right way.
Easy: Mind Eraser
A classy name for a classy concept: Vodka, Kahlúa and club soda, all sucked down in one go. We can't say we advise doing these at a party, but we also can't deny it'll get your party going pretty fast. Proceed at your own risk.