The Dirty Snowman Recipe

It may be sweet, but this cocktail has earned a well-deserved spot on the naughty list
November 6, 2017Words by Huckberry StaffPhotos by Jeff Masamori

This boozy concoction got its name because it looks like a snowman jumped into a pool of beer. But take it from us, though it may be sweet, proceed with caution.


- Cocoa nibs and chopped hazelnuts, for garnish
- 1/2 ounces simple syrup
- 1 tsp cocoa nibs
- 1 1/4 ounces Cognac
- 3 ounces dark beer
- Splash coconut milk


1. Use simple syrup to rim a glass with crushed hazelnuts and cocoa nibs.

2. In a shaker, muddle 1 teaspoon cocoa nibs and the simple syrup.

3. Add the Cognac and shake well with ice.

4. Strain into the rimmed glass, add ice, and top with beer.

5. Float a splash of coconut milk on top.


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