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Brandy Alexander Cocktail Recipe

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The Brandy Alexander is a luxurious, creamy cocktail that has been popular throughout the 20th century. It is a brandy version of the gin-based Alexander cocktail and, honestly, brandy does make the better Alexander. The cream and creme de cacao are a perfect pairing for the rich taste of a decent brandy, particularly on cold winter nights.

The Brandy Alexander is also a luscious after dinner drink that pairs best with chocolate desserts.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a dusting of nutmeg.

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