Monday, 25 September 2017

Recipes: Cognac cocktails

Written by Cognac

Pink Life

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Pink-life


Ingredients
VSOP Cognac // 20ml
Raspberry Liqueur // 10ml
Champagne // 90ml
Fresh raspberry // 1

Method
Put the Cognac and the liqueur into a champagne flute and fill with the chilled champagne. Garnish with the raspberry.

Sidecar

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Side-car


Ingredients
Cognac // 40ml
Fresh lemon juice // 10ml
Triple sec // 10ml
Ice cubes // 5-6
Slice of orange peel // 1

Method
Place the ice cubes in the shaker with the Cognac, lemon juice and triple sec. Shake well. Strain into the glass using a cocktail strainer and press the orange peel over the drink.

Mint Julep

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Mint-Julep


Ingredients
VSOP Cognac // 60ml
Angostura bitters// 2 dashes
Sugar syrup // 10ml
Sprig of fresh mint // 4-5
Ice cubes, crushed // 4-5

Method
Lightly muddle one sprig of mint with the sugar syrup in the bottom of a highball glass.

Remove and discard the mint.

Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the Cognac, stirring well with a bar spoon. Garnish with the sprigs of mint

Cognac Old Fashioned

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Old-Fashioned


Ingredients
Cognac // 60ml
Angostura bitters // 4-5 dashes
White sugar cube // 1
Soda water // 1 dash
Ice cubes // 4
Twist of orange peel // 1

Method
Place the sugar cube in the base of an old fashioned glass.

Soak with the bitter and a dash of soda water, then crush the sugar with the back of a bar spoon.

Add one third of the Cognac and two ice cubes and stir well.

Add another third of the Cognac and one ice cube and stir well.

Repeat with the remaining Cognac and ice cube and decorate with a twist of orange peel.


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