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Brandy Sangaree

Brandy Sangaree
Image: / Tim Nusog

Dating back to the late 1700s, this single-serving punch is the perfect open-ended drink. At its simplest, it’s sweet, spicy and low on alcohol. But add a shot of your favorite brandy, and things get even more interesting.


  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp water
  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1 ounce port wine
  • Garnish: grated nutmeg


  1. Add the sugar and water into a mixing glass and stir until the sugar is dissolved.

  2. Add the brandy and port wine with ice and stir.

  3. Strain into a chilled Nick & Nora glass.

  4. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.