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Caribbean Milk Punch



1 ounce Smith & Cross or Mt. Gay “Black Barrel” rum

½ ounce Maker’s Mark or Buffalo Trace bourbon

1 ounce vanilla bean-infused simple syrup

1 ounce heavy cream

Fresh shaved nutmeg for garnish



  1. Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice.
  2. Shake until frothy and strain into coupe with no ice.
  3. Garnish with nutmeg. Enjoy with breakfast.

“This sounds crazy to anybody who doesn’t live in New Orleans, but a cocktail is a great way to start the day. If we had as many brandy milk punch houses as coffeehouses, we’d all get along better in the morning.”

– Lead Bartender Lu Brow of Brennan’s
New Orleans, Lousiana