Hello there! Are you looking for a cocktail recipe that can satisfy your sweet tooth? Indulge in making this classic creamy cocktail that has a variety of flavours in it. Alexander cocktail at a dinner party plays the role of a show-stopper. It is a gin-based dessert cocktail which makes it perfect to have after dinner. This classic drink includes the rich flavour of creme de cacao and the crispness of gin. Level up your drinking experience by adding this gin cocktail to your party menu. Alexander cocktail is sure to enhance the drinking experience of your guests.
Talking about the classic Alexander cocktail, it indeed does have a rich history. A bartender named Troy Alexander in the lovely city of New York created this drink to celebrate Phoebe Snow's marketing campaign. Alexander cocktail is usually either made with gin or brandy. According to people’s preferences, the base spirit is chosen. There are a few variations of this classic cocktail among which the Coffee Alexander replaces crème de cacao with coffee liqueur. The Blue Alexander replaces crème de cacao with blue Curaçao. These variations have also gained popularity over time.
The ingredients used to make this gin cocktail contain a high flavour profile. Tanqueray London dry gin is used as the base spirit to make this cocktail. The botanicals used in this gin are juniper, coriander, angelica root and liquorice. These botanicals add earthy notes to this base spirit. White crème de cacao adds the richness of chocolate to the drink. White creme de cacao adds a much softer texture to the cocktail. It imparts milk chocolate flavour and a hint of vanilla in it. If you are a person who prefers robust flavour cocktails, then replace white creme de cacao with brown creme de cacao as it adds bitter flavour to the drink.
Host a gathering and include this amazing timeless cocktail in your party menu. Alexander cocktail is sure to impress your taste buds and have you craving more. Gather the cocktail ingredients and get started on this journey of crafting an amazing drink using the following cocktail recipe.
Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
Use a cocktail jigger or measuring cup to measure the cocktail ingredients required to make this drink. It is very important to measure the right amount of ingredients.
Using the measuring tools pour 25 ml of Tanqueray London dry gin, 25 ml of White Creme de Cacao, and 50 ml of single cream into the shaker.
Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients well.
Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
Sprinkling grated nutmeg on the surface of the drink would act as an incredible garnish.