Monday, January 21, 2008

LUPEC Blondes...pregame

In honor of tomorrow evening's long anticipated LUPEC meeting, I thought I'd share with you a preview of drinks to come. One of our featured cocktails will be....

the Mae West Cocktail

Yolk of 1 egg
1 tsp. Powdered Sugar
1 Glass Brandy: I'm using Laird's Applejack actually--it's a bit sweeter but not overbearing, and tastes divine

Shake well and strain into a medium sized glass. Top with a dash of Cayenne Pepper.

It's not sweet really, so much as full in the mouth & rich and creamy the palate. The spicy cayenne is a delight with the hot booziness of the brandy. Full, rich, and spicy: just like the old broad herself.


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