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Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander - Shaun the Bartender : Shaun the Bartender

Drink of the Day: Coffee Alexander

October 2, 2015 | By |

Happy Friday!  Finally, another week done and it’s time to enjoy the reason why you work so hard in the first place.  Hopefully, you will have enough time to treat yourself to one of these great gin cocktails while doing so.

A spinoff from the classic Alexander Cocktail, this one adds the flavor of coffee liqueur to get your taste bud’s attention.  You will be amazed on how well the ingredients work together to give you a very tasty cream beverage that you can enjoy after a hearty meal or even during the cocktail hour to help you get in the right state of mind; a perfect Friday introduction if I do say so myself.

Enjoy your weekend.  Cheers!

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1 1/2 oz. Gin

3/4 oz. Kahlua

1/2 oz. Creme de Cacao

1 oz. Light Cream or Milk


Method:  Combine all ingredients into a shaker glass with ice.  Cap with a tin and shake well.  Strain into a nicely chilled cocktail glass.


This Day in History:

1919 – President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed for the rest of his life.

1950 – The comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles Schultz, first appeared in the newspapers.

1967 – Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black associate justice of the Supreme Court.

1998 – Gene Autry, known as the “Singing Cowboy” died at the age of 91.


Notable Birthday:

Front man for The Police and a success as a solo artist, Sting was born on this date in 1950.

Notable Quote:

“Before I speak, I have something important to say.”  –  Grouco Marx






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