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Cognac Ginger Flip

This Cognac Ginger Flip adds spice to this classic cocktail with the use of ginger syrup in place of the usual simple syrup.

Course Drinks
Cuisine British
Keyword Brandy, Cocktails, Cognac, Drinks, Eggs, Flip, Ginger
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Author Yvonne Langen


  • oz cognac
  • 1 oz ginger syrup
  • 1 whole egg
  • freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

Ginger Syrup

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated


  1. Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice and shake for 30 seconds until egg is emulsified. Add ice to the shaker and shake for aonther 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and grate fresh nutmeg over top.

Ginger Syrup

  1. Combine sugar, water, and grated ginger in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring often until sugar is dissolved. SImmer for 10 minutes, reducing heat as needed, to allow ginger to infuse. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature before using. Syrup will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to two weeks.