Porto Flip

About the Porto Flip

Say hello to the long forgotten and formerly extremely popular Porto Flip Cocktail. First officially referenced in the mid 1800s, this recipe was almost completely lost after the turn of the century. Although the ingredients may make you cringe this cocktail is actually fairly sweet and creamy with a strong spirit flavor.


Ingredients in the Porto Flip

  • 1/2 oz. Brandy
  • 1.5 oz. Port
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • Grated Nutmeg for Garnish

How to Make the Porto Flip

Put all ingredients (yes, even the egg yolk) into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake very well. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg and enjoy? Maybe?


Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       3.5 Stars
  • Served:      Neat
  • Strength:  Strong
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Flavor:       Spirit

Picture credit to Stuart Webster.

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