Sloe Gin Flip is a cocktail made with sloe gin, brandy, hot water, sugar and nutmeg. Historically, this was a popular cocktail. The drink became more popular in the 1950s. There are many different stories on how this cocktail was first invented. However the most commonly told story is that it first appeared in 1875 or 1876 at the New York Bar in Paris. It is the most popular mixed drink in North America. The drink has a delicious taste which is made with gin, cream and sugar topped with nutmeg.