January 31st is National Brandy Alexander Day.
The Brandy Alexander is a sweet, brandy-based cocktail made with cognac and crème de cacao. There are several origin stories including that it was named after the Russian tsar, Alexander II.
1 oz. brandy
1 oz. white crème de cacao
1 oz. light cream
Shake all ingredients, except nutmeg, with ice. Strain contents into a cocktail glass. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and serve.
1 o.z brandy
1/2 oz. crème de cacao
1 scoop vanilla ice-cream
1 scoop ice
Blend all the ingredients, except nutmeg, in a blender. Pour in to glass and sprinkle with nutmeg.