Sherry Eggnog

Makes 1 cocktail


  • 4 oz sherry
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 oz simple syrup (equal parts sugar dissolved in water)
  • milk to fill
  • freshly-grated nutmeg

Special Equipment

  • cocktail shaker
  • bar measuring cup
  • 10-oz tall glass
  • long cocktail straws


  1. Combine sherry, egg yolk and simple syrup in shaker and shake for about 10 seconds to emulsify
  2. Add ice and shake again for a very long time (until your arms hurt! - or until the shaker frosts over)
  3. Strain into an ice-filled 10-oz tall glass and top with milk
  4. Garnish with freshly-grated nutmeg, add a tall straw, and serve