- Ice cubes
- Bourbon or Brandy - 1-1/2 ounces
- Simple Syrup - 1/2 ounce
- Vanilla - 1/2 ounce
- Milk - 3 ounces (or 2 ounces milk and 1 ounce half-and-half)
- Freshly grated nutmeg
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice cubes. Add bourbon or brandy, simple syrup, vanilla, and milk. Shake vigorously and strain into a 9-ounce old-fashioned glass. Top with nutmeg.