It’s Been a Long Week: Black Velvet’s Velvet​ Mudslide


Image: Essential Homme, Black Velvet.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


Black Velvet Canadian Whisky’s Velvet​ Mudslide
Make happy hour just that much sweater with Black Velvet Canadian Whisky‘s Velvet Mudslide, a candied cocktail that combines Black Velvet’s Toasted Caramel Whisky with the creamy decadence of dessert.



  • 2 parts Black Velvet Toasted Caramel Whisky
  • ½ part dark chocolate liqueur
  • 1 part cream or half and half
  • Grated dark chocolate
  • 1 slice of salted caramel candy
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Image: Essential Homme, Black Velvet, Godiva, Land O’Lakes, Ghirardelli, and Science Daily.


Combine whisky, dark chocolate liqueur, and half and half and shake with ice for 20 seconds. Pour into an old-fashioned or a rocks glass. Garnish with grated dark chocolate and a slice of salted caramel candy on the rim.