Brandy alexander


  • 45 ml cognac
  • 30 ml  dark crème de cacao
  • 30 ml  cream
  • Garnish: grated nutmeg

Add cognac, dark crème de cacao and cream into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a coupe glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.


The drink was possibly named after Troy Alexander, a bartender at Rector’s, a New York City restaurant, who created the drink in order to serve a white drink at a dinner celebrating Phoebe Snow, a character in a popular advertising campaign in the early 20th century.

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