Coffee Cocktail

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Serve in

a Wine glass...
2 fl oz Warre's Otima 10yo tawny port
1 fl oz Cognac
½ fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
1 fresh Eggs (white & yolk)
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How to make:

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

Garnish:

Dust with freshly grated nutmeg

Comment:

As the anonymous writer of the 1887 edition of the Professor's book comments, "The name of this drink is a misnomer, as coffee and bitters are not to be found among its ingredients, but it looks like coffee when it has been properly concocted."

About:

Recipe adapted from Jerry 'The Professor' Thomas' 1887 The Bar-tender's Guide.

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