Brandied Cider cocktail

Brandied Cider

Spirit Used: Brandy

Brandied cider is one of the oldest and most popular drinks in the United States. It is basically a mixture of apple juice, sugar and yeast while some recipes use spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Cider was originally invented by Af …

Brandy Alexander No. 2 cocktail

Brandy Alexander No. 2

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Brandy Alexander No. 2 is a variation of the original Alexander cocktail, which was created in 1919 by Harry MacElhone at Harry’s New York Bar in Paris. It originally called for gin instead of brandy, but upon being further developed by Frank Fogar …

Brandy And Orange Juice Spritzer cocktail

Brandy And Orange Juice Spritzer

Spirit Used: Brandy

Brandy And Orange Juice Spritzer is said to have originated in California during World War II when soldiers coming back from service would mix their ration of rum with orange juice for a refreshing treat after being in the sun all day long. The Brandy …

Brandy Cobbler cocktail

Brandy Cobbler

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Brandy Cobbler is a cocktail made of brandy, sugar, water, and fresh fruit. The earliest known recipe for the Brandy Cobbler was published in 1887 by Professor Jerry Thomas of the Occidental Hotel in San Francisco. The name “cobblers” comes from an …

Brandy Crusta cocktail

Brandy Crusta

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Brandy Crusta was invented sometime around 1860. It is a cocktail which is made up of brandy, cognac or armagnac, triple sec, lemon juice and sugar. It is often served with a slice of orange on the side. It is called the drink of the Gods. It’s not …

Brandy Daisy cocktail

Brandy Daisy

Spirit Used: Brandy

The brandy daisy is a cocktail which first gained popularity in the late 19th century. One of the earliest known recipes was published in 1876 in the second edition of Jerry Thomas’s The Bartenders’ Guide, or How to Mix Drinks. Its smooth fruit flavor …

Brandy De Jerez Highball cocktail

Brandy De Jerez Highball

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Brandy de Jerez is one of the many cocktails that are served today. It’s made with ingredients like dark rum, brandy, lemon juice, cinnamon, and sugar syrup. This cocktail was created by Antonio Guzman y Vallejo in the 19th century to commemorate h …

Brandy Horchata cocktail

Brandy Horchata

Spirit Used: Brandy, Rum

The history of Brandy Horchata cocktail is a very interesting subject. The drink was initially served at the now-defunct Spanish restaurant, Paella. In the 1930s, the drink made its debut as a top-shelf cocktail in Havana, Cuba, as a variant of the Cub …

Brandy Squirt cocktail

Brandy Squirt

Spirit Used: Brandy

An old-fashioned Brandy Squirt is a sophisticated drink with a lot of history. It was originally made by two bartenders who worked at Shaker’s Inn in Chicago in the early 1900s. They were trying to make an iced drink that the customers could enjoy even …

Brandy Swizzle cocktail

Brandy Swizzle

Spirit Used: Brandy

The Brandy Swizzle is a classic, refreshing cocktail. The history of this cocktail starts in the 1800s on the island of Barbados. Sugar was a huge export on Barbados and it was one of the most successful colonies in the Caribbean. Rum was also produced …

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