Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

Alexander the Great is yet another riff on the creamy-sweet Alexander recipe which initially was created using Gin. It hails from the 1946 Stork Club Bar Book. Alexander the Great followed the original recipe with a Vodka base and since then Alexander’s Big Brother, Sister, and Brandy Alexander and more have been created – all tasty and laced with liquor.


  • 1 1/2 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Dutch White Crème de Cacao
  • 3/4 oz Half-and-half
  • 1/4 oz Egg White

Cocktail Preparation

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a small chilled cocktail or coupe glass.

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