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Cousin Eddie

Cousin Eddie cocktail
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This complex spin on Eggnog from Los Angeles bartender Beau de Bois includes rum, armagnac, and fernet.


  • 1 1/2 ounces Armagnac
  • 3/4 ounce El Dorado 5 year old cask aged rum
  • 1/2 ounce R. Jelinek fernet
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 1/2 ounces heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 pinch grated nutmeg
  • Garnish: nutmeg
  • Garnish: cinnamon
  • Garnish: black pepper


  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker and vigorously dry-shake (without ice).

  2. Fill shaker with ice and shake again until well-chilled.

  3. Double-strain into a double Old Fashioned glass over a large ice cube.

  4. Garnish with grated nutmeg and cinnamon and cracked black pepper.