Articles Tagged: Cognac

Independence

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Camus VSOP Elegance Cognac
3/4 oz Ruby Port
3/4 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth

Directions:
Stir over ice. Strain into Champagne flute.

Created by Ted Kilgore – St. Louis, MO. Courtesy of Camus Cognac.

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Rikke Hagen Cognac Glasses

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These beautifully designed cognac glasses look like spinning tops but function like a snifter should. Empty or full, they look great.

Rikke Hagen’s cognac glass is a glass constructed with consideration to its content’s aroma, temperature and volume. The shape of the glass increases the intimate experience of drinking cognac by accentuating the deep color and movement of the liquid.

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Brandy Crusta

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I love a nice Cognac cocktail in the winter! Here’s a classic that you don’t see around much that’s worth a try. The Brandy Crusta is a 19th-century cocktail that was the predecessor to the Sidecar.  Like many great cocktails, it originated in New Orleans, so Peychaud’s is the perfect bitters for this concoction. Courtesy of Absolut Vodka.

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Mistletoe Punch

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Giorgio G Cognac

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Giorgio G is fashion icon Giorgio Gucci’s foray into cognac. The distribution company, Emperor’s Brand, sent a sample of the Premier Cru Special Limited Edition, which is aged over 50 years. This was one of those situations where the small sample bottle left me wanting more.

The name implies it’s luxury liquor, but the taste confirms it. Made from Ugni Blanc grapes from the Grande Champagne area, it has a deep gold color and gentle … Read more

Cryptonite

Courtesy of Tara in NY!

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Old Ironsides

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Sailor Jerry Rum shared some great drinks with the crowd at Tales of the Cocktail. Here’s one that isn’t for wimps!

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Summer Solstice Smash

post iconSummer Solstice Smash Welcome summer with this refreshing cocktail medley of fresh fruit …Read More

Homemade Cognac Berry Liqueur

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Liqueur plays a big role in many great cocktails. So why not make your own using fresh fruit? Without commercial equipment, you can make a mixture that closely approximates liqueur. It’s not officially liqueur but it comes damn close and tastes fantastic. Inspired by roadside berry stands, we combined several berries with cognac to create this delicious treat.

Ingredients

½ cup water
½ cup sugar
1 ½ cups mixed berries (blackberries, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries)… Read more

Sparkling Spring Punch

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Hobson’s Choice, chose punch as the theme. I really love the way punches bring people together. To me, serving punch means you’re celebrating … even if you’re only celebrating the fact that it’s Wednesday night.

This is a variation on a punch (inspired by this recipe) I figured since it was a great way to ring in the New Year, a little touch of lavender would make it a great way to celebrate the coming … Read more

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