The Happy Hour: Brandy Alexander

Say it with me now… IT’S FRIDAY!  That’s right folks we are basking in the glow of another Friday. With a new Friday comes a new happy hour and our renewed search for interesting cocktails to savor. Today we take time to highlight the Brandy Alexander. The Brandy Alexander became popular during the early 20th century. It is a variation of the gin based cocktail commonly known as the Alexander.

The Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Cognac or Brandy
1 oz Dark Crème de cacao
1 oz Half-and-half or Fresh cream
1/4tsp grated Nutmeg

The Preparation:
Shake together in a mixer half filled with ice cubes. Strain into glass and garnish with nutmeg




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