Coffee Cocktail

The Coffee cocktail got its name from the way it looks, and not from having coffee in it, or tasting like coffee. In my last post, for the Clover Club, I talked a bit about eggs, and here's another one. Though this time we're using an egg yolk. This is a lot rarer in the cocktail recipes I see today. Egg whites are all over the place, and whole eggs are next, with egg yolk being seen the least. Apparently this recipe in Jerry Thomas' book, from back from the 1800s, has a whole egg. Either way this is still a nice, if sweet, cocktail. Read more about Coffee Cocktail

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