Rebel Flip

A generous harvest from her neighbor’s nut trees led L.A. mixologist Karen Grill to make her own green walnut liqueur. She mixes it into this dessert cocktail that’s reminiscent of a boozy milkshake. The drink is equally delicious with nocino, an Italian liqueur made from unripe walnuts. Slideshow:  Bourbon Cocktail RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

Rebel Flip
Photo: © Lucas Allen
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 ounce bourbon

  • 3/4 ounce heavy cream

  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup

  • 1 large egg yolk

  • 1/2 ounce walnut liqueur, preferably Nocino della Cristina

  • 1/2 ounce East India sherry

  • Ice

  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, cream, Simple Syrup, egg yolk, walnut liqueur and sherry and shake vigorously. Fill the shaker with ice and shake again. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the nutmeg.

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