There's been a lot of discussion about the origin of the Brandy Alexander. Most people think it was created at the time of the wedding of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in London (1922). In other stories Alexander Woollcott claims that the Brandy Alexander was named after him. Some believe that is was named after the Russian tsar Alexander II.
How to prepare the Brandy Alexander cocktail? Take a martini glass and fill it with ice. Put the brandy, cream and the crème de cacao into a shaker with ice. Shake your Brandy Alexander drink well and strain into the martini glass. Finish your Brandy Alexander with some grated nutmeg. Enjoy!
The Brandy Alexander mixed drink is the cocktail of the day for May 7, when Vikings actor Alexander Ludwig celebrates his birthday.