How to Make a Brandy Alexander

How to Cocktail: Brandy Alexander

This creamy classic cocktail makes the perfect nightcap. Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric shows you the right way to make a Brandy Alexander.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz Cognac or other fine aged brandy
  • 1 oz Dark crème de cacao
  • 1 oz Cream
  • Garnish: Freshly grated nutmeg
  • Glass: Cocktail

PREPARATION:
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

Learn more about the Brandy Alexander in Gary Regan’s article Behind the Drink: The Brandy Alexander.

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