Cognac On Every 4th June

Happy National Cognac Day to all of you out there! Before you head off celebrating, allow me to share with you a little more about Cognac ...

What is Cognac?

Cognac, a truly superior and sophisticated drink, is a type of brandy that is named after a town in France, Cognac, it is distilled from a special type of white wine and is split into different types of grade.

V.S (Very Special) or (Three Stars) Designates a very blend of brandy stored for at least 2 years

V.S.O.P (Very Special Old Pale) or (Reserves) Designates a very blend of brandy stored for at least 4 years

X.O Designates a very blend of brandy stored for at least 6-10 years

With such a great drink, there surely is great cocktails to go with!

 

Sidecar Cognac

SIDECAR

A classic cocktail using just 3 different ingredients to get you started in the world of Cognac? 

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Serve: 1

Ingredients:
60ml Cognac
30ml Cointreau
30ml Lemon Juice

Shake well and serve in cocktail glass rimmed with Sugar for a sweeter touch!

 

Cognac Manhattan

COGNAC MANHATTAN

How about a stirred and not shaken glass of Cognac?

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes
Serve: 1

Ingredients:
60ml Cognac
20ml Red Vermouth
2 Dash Bitters

Stir with ice till chilled, strain into glass and serve on the rocks! 

 

Hope you know a little more about the world of Cognac! Do leave us a comment if you want to hear more about Cognac!

 


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