“I love the elegance of an equal-parts Alexander,” explains John deBary. His edit simply calls for swapping out the cream for milk, which provides the requisite creaminess without the added weight.
- 1 ounce Cognac, preferably VS or VSOP
- 1 ounce crème de cacao , preferably Marie Brizard or Tempus Fugit
- 1 ounce whole milk
Garnish: grated nutmeg
- Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with grated nutmeg.