Brandy Cocktails with Easy Recipes and Simple Instructions

Brandy cocktails for all occasions. See our cocktail recipes for a brandy sling, toddy and sour, along with many other cocktails with brandy.

So if you are thinking of throwing a party soon and you want to spice it up by serving some homemade cocktails, then these cocktail recipes should put your party in the right mood.

 Just don't make your cocktails too strong. You don't want your guests to have enjoyed themselves so much that they end the night falling asleep on your couch!

BRANDY AND GINGER ALE

3 lumps of Ice in tall, thin glass

1 Wineglass Brandy

1 bottle Ginger Ale

Stir briskly and serve.



BRANDY AND SODA

2 pieces of Ice in tall, thin glass

1 Wineglass Brandy

1 bottle plain Soda

Stir briskly and serve.



BRANDY FLIP

Fill medium Bar glass ¼ full Shaved Ice

1 Egg broken in whole

2 level teaspoonfuls Castor Sugar

3 tablespoons Brandy

Shake well; strain into small Shell glass; grate a little Nutmeg on top and serve.



BRANDY FLOAT

Fill a Cocktail glass ⅔ full of Carbonated Water

2 tablespoons Brandy floated on top

(Use spoon to float the Brandy).



BRANDY JULEP

Into a small Bar glass pour ¾ Wineglass of Water and stir in 1 heaping teaspoonful of Castor Sugar. Bruise 3 or 4 sprigs of Mint in the Sugar and Water with a Muddler until the flavor of the Mint has been extracted. Then remove the Mint and pour the flavored Water into a tall glass or large Goblet, which has been filled with fine Ice, and add:

3 tablespoons of Brandy

2 dashes Jamaica Rum

Stir well; decorate with few sprigs of Mint by planting the sprigs stems downward in the Ice around the rim of glass; dress with Fruit and serve.



BRANDY SCAFFA

Into a small Wineglass pour:

Green Chartreuse

Maraschino

Old Brandy

In equal proportion to fill the glass, using care as in preparing Crustas, not to allow the colors to blend.



BRANDY SHAKE

Fill small Bar glass ¾ full Shaved Ice

1 teaspoonful Castor Sugar

Juice of 2 Limes

3 tablespoons Brandy

Shake; strain into small fancy glass and serve.



BRANDY SKIN

Fill a Whiskey glass ½ full Hot Water and pour in:

3 tablespoons Brandy

Twist a piece of Lemon Skin on top and serve.

(It may occur that a customer will ask for a little sugar in his brandy cocktail. In that case add ½ small teaspoonful, and stir).



BRANDY SLING

In a Whiskey glass:

1 lump Ice

1 teaspoonful Sugar dissolved in little Water

3 tablespoons Brandy

Stir; twist in a piece of Lemon Peel; grate Nutmeg on top and serve. Certainly one of my favorite brandy cocktails!



BRANDY SMASH

Fill large Bar glass ½ full Shaved Ice

1 heaping teaspoonful Bar Sugar

3 sprigs of Mint

3 tablespoons Brandy

Stir; strain into fancy Stem glass and serve.



BRANDY SOUR

Fill large Bar glass ¾ full Shaved Ice

2 teaspoonfuls Bar Sugar

3 dashes Lemon or Lime Juice

3 dashes Seltzer or Apollinaris Water

3 tablespoons Brandy

Stir; strain into Sour glass; dress with Fruit and serve.



BRANDY TODDY

Into a Whiskey glass drop 1 lump Cracked Ice

1 teaspoonful of Castor Sugar dissolved in little Water

Stir; place the bottle before the customer and allow him to pour his own drink.

 

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