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Brandy Alexander from 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'

by Livestrong_Recipes  |  Feb 22, 2018

Brandy Alexander from 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'
Photo Credit: Brandy Alexander is very much a rich, winter drink
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  • 10 m

As George and Martha drink neat alcohol in Edward Albee's 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?', they recall a time when Martha ordered ‘ladylike’ drinks – gimlets and Brandy Alexanders. In winter, the richness of a Brandy Alexander provides comfort and warms from the inside out. PC: Kate Young



  • 3 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 3 oz Cognac
  • 3 oz Creme De Cacao
  • 10 Ice Cube
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg, Freshly Ground


1 Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
2 Add ice.
3 Shake vigorously, then strain into cocktail glasses.
4 Grate some nutmeg into the top, then serve.