café brûlot

[ kaf-ey broo-loh, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey bry-loh ]
/ ˈkæf eɪ bruˈloʊ, kæˈfeɪ, kə-; French ka feɪ brüˈloʊ /

noun

black coffee flavored with sugar, lemon and orange rinds, cloves, cinnamon, and brandy, ignited and allowed to flame briefly.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of café brûlot

<French: burnt brandy coffee
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020