Thunder and Lightning Cocktail

Thunder and Lightning CocktailWith all the meteorological excitement last night, we have decided to give this classic a try — The Thunder and Lightning Cocktail. It’s easy to make and lives up to its namesake.

The National Weather Service reported this morning that 1,200 cloud-to-ground strikes and 5,800 in-cloud strikes hit the Bay Area Monday night. Check out this article on SF Gate, Bay Area Sees 1,200 Lightning Strikes in Rare September Thunderstorms for some amazing photos.

The Thunder and Lightning Cocktail
Yields one drink

2 to 3 ounces brandy
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon sugar syrup
Pinch cayenne pepper
3 or 4 ice cubes

Combine all five ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass and serve

Comments are closed.