Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander

About The Brandy Alexander Cocktail

With cream, crème de cacao and brandy, classic is a creamy, indulgent delight. With many details of its origin unknown, the Brandy Alexander became popular in the early 20th century. Try this cocktail as a decadent after-dinner sipper.

Ingredients in the The Brandy Alexander Cocktail

  • 2 oz Cognac or other fine aged brandy
  • 1 oz Dark crème de cacao
  • 1 oz Cream
Glass:

How to make The Brandy Alexander Cocktail

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.

Other Information

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member Dushan Zaric make a proper Brandy Alexander in our How to Cocktail video.

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

Cocktail Profile


Base Spirit:
Cocktail Type:
Served:
Preparation:
Strength:
Difficulty:

Discussion


No comments yet.

Are you smarter than
your bartender?

Think you know the booze?
Let’s start with some basics.

Across the Web