Rye whiskey and cognac combine harmoniously in this delicious julep.
The bitters play a crucial role in the balance of this after-dinner brandy and pineapple cocktail.
If you are rightly concerned about chucking expensive absinthe down the drain then consider straining into a shot glass and serve on the side. The roughly
A Sweet Manhattan served on-the-rocks with added herbal complexity and an all-important splash and dash or two of New Orlean's French Quarter. Driven
If you like Sidecars then you'll love the Frank Sullivan. Just on the tart side with a touch of quinine bitterness which makes sipping through a sugar-crusted
Dry, with bittersweet undertones, and aromatic. I've tried this recipe with modern-day Caperitif but prefer the above blend of two apéritif wines in its
Sake sweetened with Sauternes and flavoured with cognac and Islay whisky.
A bittersweet, herbal old-school drink that's in line for rediscovery.
A truly deliciously refreshing cocktail. Woody rancio notes in the cognac are freshened by the mint. Those with a dry palate may want to reduce the sugar
A Sweet Manhattan with a herbal touch of Bénédictine and cognac. Drier and more complex than our Preakness Cocktail recipe.
Cognac makes for a heavier cocktail than a French 75 made with gin, yet this cocktail remains enlivening, refreshing and quaffable. The use of powdered
A subtly almond influenced brandy sour served straight-up and set apart by its namesake 'Thin Pink Line' of Peychaud's bitters which floats on top of the
A delicately spiced riff on the classic Brooklyn cocktail.
Reminiscent of a classic champagne cocktail with cognac, champagne and zesty orange flavours dominating. It's surprising how little cherry brandy notes
I've Colin Field to thank for my French 75 epiphany. One evening in early June 2017 I was sat at his bar (Bar Hemingway) and he showed me the vintage 75ml
As befits a great Sazerac, The JP is boozy with rich silky cognac smoothing spicy rye whiskey.
Port and Brandy (AKA Randy) are a match made in heaven, here subtly enriched with a touch of sugar.
Spirituous, sour, balanced and delicious with herbal notes, two brandies, and citrus freshness.
Pineapple shines in this cognac-influenced Daiquiri. Best when made with an aged Jamaican blended rum to impart a touch of funk.
A delicious, spilt base, equal parts, Sweet Manhattan-style cocktail suited to late-night sipping.
Both fresh and refreshing. A subtle hint of peppermint gives zing to this cognac-based cocktail.
Banana liqueur and brandy go shockingly well together, here toned with sherry and bitters.
The classic proportions for a Between the Sheets are most often quoted as being: 30ml (1oz) Light rum 30ml (1oz) Cognac brandy 30ml (1oz) Triple sec liqueur
This after-dinner classic is rich, creamy and subtly chocolaty.
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