BBC

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Discerning Drinkers (34 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

Urban Bar Verdot Martini 21cl

Garnish:

Dust with grated nutmeg

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

1 fl oz Cognac (brandy)
1 fl oz Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur
1 fl oz Single cream/half-and-half
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Review:

Brandy and Bénédictine (a classic combo) smoothed with cream. Drier than you might expect.

Variant:

There is another very different cocktail named BBC by Marian Beke.

History:

Thought to have originated in the UK in the late 1970s and named, not after the British Broadcasting Company, but its ingredients: Brandy, Bénédictine and Cream.

Nutrition:

One serving of BBC contains 223 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 21.51% alc./vol. (43.02° proof)
  • 19.4 grams of pure alcohol
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