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Cognac Cocktails: Hilton Hotels Rolls Out “Ten Lords A-Leaping” Merlot-Cognac Mixed Drink (Video)

Method: Dry shake (no ice!) 50ml Merlot red wine 15ml Martell VS cognac 15ml Chocolate liqueur (white) 10ml Grand Marnier 5ml cinnamon syrup Garnish: Orange zest with cloves Served in … Continue reading

December 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mixing Cognac: Colin Peter Field Is Considered “The World’s Best Barman By Forbes Magazine” And Prepares The World’s Most Expensive Cognac Cocktail, The Ritz Sidecar At The “Hemingway Bar” At The Ritz Hotel In Paris

 They ask Colin to prepare an iced flute and shake a mix of cognac, amaretto and lime juice. He is suitably impressed. “VSOP or XO for the cognac?” he asks, … Continue reading

October 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

Custom Cognac Cocktails: New York Bar “Orient Express” Serves Up An “Apricot-Infused” Cognac

 The Orient Express, as the classic cocktail-centric bar is called, is decked out with dark wood, red leather and complimented with unique touches like antique luggage racks and vintage suitcases … Continue reading

August 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Comandon Cognac Presents “Ultimate Mixed Drinks”: The “Corpse Reviver No. 1” Was One Of The First “Energy Drinks” Of The Early 1900’s

2 shots Comandon Cognac 1 shot apple brandy or Calvados 1 shot sweet vermouth Stir well with ice and strain in to a cocktail glass.

July 5, 2010 · Leave a comment

“Hennessy Artistry” Is Popularizing “Cognac Mixers” Because Blending Is “What Cognac Is All About”

 Cognac used to be known as an “old man’s drink” – only meant to be sniffed and then sipped slowly from balloon glasses. However, through its hugely successful Hennessy Artistry, … Continue reading

June 24, 2010 · Leave a comment