The spiritous companion to the classic Sherry Flip is a classic combination of whole egg, brandy and sugar, shaken to a frothy head and garnished with fresh nutmeg.
Adapted from The Essential Cocktail: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks by Dale DeGroff
- 1 1/2 ounces brandy
- 1 whole egg (see Editor's Note)
- 1 ounce simple syrup (1:1, sugar:water)
Garnish: freshly grated nutmeg
- Combine ingredients in shaking tin and shake long and hard to emulsify the egg.
- Strain into a London dock glass and dust with freshly grated nutmeg.