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Coffee Cocktail

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Ingredients (5)

  • 1 ounce Cognac or brandy
  • 1 ounce ruby port
  • 1 small egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for dusting


This nineteenth-century specialty drink is from Jerry Thomas’s 1887 The Bar-Tender’s Guide or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks.


  1. 1Shake all of the ingredients well with ice and strain into a port glass. Dust with nutmeg.
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