Rishi Tea & Botanicals Big-Chaibowksi-Recipe
  • Calming
  • Cocktail
  • Cold
  • Sweet

The Big Chaibowski

This chai-lovers’ take on the classic White Russian cocktail is enhanced with masala chai, real espresso, and fresh half-and-half.

Yield 1 serving
Time 5 minutes
Difficulty Novice
Try this recipe with any of these Rishi Concentrates
  • Masala Chai
  • Chaga Chai

Try this recipe with any of these Rishi Concentrates

Masala Chai

A fragrant and full bodied Masala Chai with wild-grown black tea and the highest quality spices, slow brewed to create the perfect balance.

Chaga Chai

Chaga Chai is a remarkable brew that blends wildcrafted chaga mushrooms with roasted dandelion root, chicory and adaptogenic astragalus root.


  • 1 oz vodka
  • 2 oz Rishi Masala or Chaga Chai Concentrate
  • 1/2 oz pulled espresso, cooled to room temperature
  • 2 oz whole milk or half & half*, cold
  • 1 orange peel for garnish (optional)
  • 1 cinnamon stick for garnish (optional)


Step 1
Shake concentrate before use. Combine vodka, concentrate, and espresso over ice; stir to chill.
Step 2
Strain over fresh ice; top with milk.
Step 3
Slice a ribbon of orange peel. Wrap the peel around a cinnamon stick and balance on top of the glass for a festive finish.


*Recommended dairy alternative: Oatly! barista style oat milk.

Try this recipe with any of these Rishi Concentrates: Masala Chai, Chaga Chai, Spicy Masala Chai, or Foraged Chaga Chai.

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