Behind the Drink: The Brandy Alexander

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  • Merlin Griffiths posted 6 years ago

    If you can lay your hands on a bottle of Liqueur de Chataigne, a chestnut liqueur from France, it makes a delicious variation.
    2oz Cognac
    1/2oz cacao dark
    1/2oz Liqueur de Chataigne
    garnish with nutmeg and cocoa

  • Steven Dean Lauria posted 6 years ago

    The history of this drink reads more like a very good novel, and could only be told in the pithy voice of the incomparable Gary (Gaz) Regan. By the way, Mr. Regan's book, The Joy of Mixology, is just as illuminating...and a must-read.

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