Articles Tagged: Cognac

Super Bowl XLIV Cocktail: Who Dat Highball

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Every Super Bowl party needs a signature cocktail! Here’s one for the Who Dat Nation. This gold highball is a twist on a classic New Orleans cocktail, the Roffignac. Go Saints!

Unlike many New Orleans cocktails, it’s easy to make in batches for a crowd. Just keep a mix of the cognac and syrup base in the fridge, and guests can pour themselves a drink and just top off with club soda.

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Milk & Honey Cocktail

Happy New Year! Being New Year’s Day we thought we’d need a little jump start, so we choose this simple drink of Benedictine and milk. The cognac based liqueur was originally created as pick me up for tired Benedictine Monks. It’s closely guarded recipe of 27 herbs and spices is also very soothing, even more so when combined with Milk. Served hot or cold, I think we could all use a little Milk & Honey … Read more

Kahlúa Coffee Cream Review

New from Kahlúa comes Kahlúa Coffee Cream. This limited edition foray into the coffee cream category simply combines Kahlúa’s classic 100 percent Arabica coffee liqueur with fresh cream. The result is a rich and full of a creamy coffee flavor with just a slight hint of booziness.

At 17 proof it is tame enough to enjoy all night.

Straight up or over ice, Kahlúa Coffee Cream makes a mighty fine after dinner drink. It goes … Read more

Xante Liqueur Review

Xante is a pear and cognac liqueur. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, it is.

The pear nose on this liqueur goes right to the edge of being too sweet and stops just in time. It’s a pleasant aroma, like a pear stripped of its water leaving only the sugar.

I was afraid it would be sickly-sweet tasting. But the initial burst of sweet pear gives way to a richer cognac and vanilla flavor. Then comes … Read more

Inaugural Orange Punch

This punch recipe is inspired by the Orange Punch served at Andrew Jackson’s inauguration in 1829, according to Eric Felten of the Wall Street Journal.

It was quite a rowdy crowd, and servers brought out buckets of the punch to lure the revelers out of the White House and on to the lawn.

Serve this to your own Inauguration Day party crowd on Jan. 20.

Inaugural Orange Punch

3 parts fresh orange juice
1 part … Read more

Ignus Fatuus

This fall cocktail created by Jamie Boudreau is named after the ghostly light that appears over bogs. It’s unique combination of ingredients will ensure that yours will be the only party serving this lightly-spiced concoction. Photo by Spirits and Cocktails.

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Blood Red Sangria

Sangria gets its name from the Spanish word for “bloody.” This recipe uses dark fruits and cognac, lending a darker color and autumnal twist to a classic punch. Photo by the Sacramento Bee.

 

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Dulce de Tezón

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Yellow Morning

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Spanish Coffee

Thanks, Gini!

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