Coffee Cocktail

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Brandy
  • 1 ounce Ruby Port
  • 1 small Egg
  • .5 teaspoon Sugar
  • Nutmeg (Garnish)

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

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 Francy Drinks.