Have you ever experienced difficulty in sleeping, even after a long day of work? Perhaps you cannot stop racing thoughts, or you just feel active while in the bed. Fortunately, we have a nightcap solution to soothe your senses before you sleep. A nightcap is what people use to warm themselves to sleep when heaters aren’t enough. Similarly, it is the term used to describe the smooth drinks that we have before going to bed.
Will it work? A bit of alcohol does you no harm before going to bed. In fact, alcohol is known to down your senses and experienced a more relaxed state. Mixing it up with finely selected ingredients helps to enhance the process of relaxation and sleep.
After trying out this creamy nightcap mix, you will be catching a lot of Z’s in no time. This mix is often called the Brandy Alexander, for reasons that are uncertain. Here are the ingredients:
- 2 ounces of cognac
- 1 ounce of dark creme de cacao
- 1 ounce of cream
- 1 freshly grated nutmeg (garnish)
You need a cocktail glass for this recipe. Once you have one, secure all your ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill it with just enough ice. Shake your ingredients and strain them into your chilled cocktail glass. Once everything prepared, garnish your glass with your freshly grated nutmeg.
Once you have finished mixing, feel free to savor it as long as you’d like. This creamy blend has been popular since the early 20th century. Not only is it a nifty solution to your sleep difficulty, but it is also great for Christmas parties and other festive occasions. Its smooth creaminess is seldom compared to other mixes. Or if you have just relaxed onto your firm mattress, this drink will hit the spot.
I hope you enjoyed your mix! Please feel free to share this recipe with your friends or loved ones who also find it difficult to sleep right away.