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Colleen Bawn


Cocktail Glass

Glass Guide- Cocktail Glass

Naturally, when I came across this drink it peaked my attention if for no other reason than we share a "first" name. It is one of the older cocktails (1903, The Flowing Bowl) and many drinks of this era could be considered egg-heavy. In this case I think 1 egg is too much as is called for in the original recipe. So, as not to waste egg I've adapted this recipe into a "drink for two" which means you only get half the egg but all of the extra body you need. Otherwise it is a splendid cocktail that combines rye whiskey with two great herbal liqueurs.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Beat (or dry shake) the egg and syrup in a mixing glass.
  2. Add the other ingredients and ice.
  3. Shake vigorously to ensure the egg is properly mixed.
  4. Strain into two, well-chilled cocktail glasses.
  5. Dust with grated nutmeg and cinnamon.

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