The Alexander is said to be named after Czar Alexander II of Russia.


Flavour Chocolate
Units 1.3
Standard drinks 1.0

Ingredients edit

  • 1/2 shot Gin or Brandy
  • 1/2 shot Heavy cream (or half-and-half)
  • 1/2 shot White creme de cacao

Garnishes edit

  • Nutmeg

Instructions edit

  1. Combine ingredients over ice
  2. Shake and strain into glass
  3. Sprinkle nutmeg on top

Notes edit

  • Do not attempt to combine the Gin and Brandy Alexander into a single drink.

Related Cocktails edit

  • This drink is an ancestor of a popular modern drink: the White Russian.