Forget the basic cocktail recipes and make this authentic gin-based Alexander. This long-forgotten drink has definitely not lost its appeal and can be the life of any party. It is one of the amazing retro brandy cocktails and is super easy to make. Plus, the combination of the ingredients (cacao, cream, and nutmeg) blends so perfectly that makes this drink quite popular! The brandy alexander is expected to be born around the 1930s and was named after Troy Alexander, a bartender at a New York City restaurant who created the drink. Sprinkle some spiced sugar on this deliciously creamy cocktail for a fun Christmas party at home.
- 1 1/2 oz Cognac
- 1 oz Dark crème de cacao
- 1 oz Cream
- 1 oz brandy
- Garnish: nutmeg (ground)
- Gather all the ingredients.
- Add all ingredients into a shaker filled with ice and shake well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass.
- Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
- Serve and enjoy!