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Brandy Alexander Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Brandy Alexander, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Brandy, Creme De Cacao, Light Cream, or Nutmeg, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Brandy Alexander Cocktail Description

The Brandy Alexander falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Cocktail glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Indulge in the Brandy Alexander, where each of the 4 ingredients, including Brandy, Creme de Cacao, Light cream, Nutmeg, plays a crucial role in creating an unforgettable experience. This cocktail is a testament to the fusion of tradition and innovation. For similar adventures in taste, try Pink Heart, Barbary Coast, Bombay Cocktail.

Brandy Alexander Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Brandy Alexander, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 oz Brandy
  • 1 oz white Creme de Cacao
  • 1 oz Light cream
  • Nutmeg
  • 30 ml Brandy
  • 30 ml white Creme de Cacao
  • 30 ml Light cream
  • Nutmeg

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Brandy Alexander Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Brandy Alexander cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 oz Brandy, 1 oz white Creme de Cacao, 1 oz Light cream, Nutmeg. Once blended to perfection, pour into the cocktail glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Brandy Alexander Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
400.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Brandy Alexander are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Brandy Alexander Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Brandy, Creme De Cacao, Light Cream, and Nutmeg.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Brandy Alexander.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Brandy Alexander cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Brandy 500 times 3.06%
Creme De Cacao 259 times 1.58%
Light Cream 124 times 0.76%
Nutmeg 132 times 0.81%

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Brandy Alexander FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Brandy Alexander Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Brandy Alexander.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Brandy Alexander?
  • A: The ingredients include Brandy, Creme De Cacao, Light Cream, and Nutmeg, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Brandy Alexander cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Cocktail glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1145 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 7.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Brandy Alexander cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Brandy Alexander is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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