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5 Hennessy cocktails with an unexpected twist

Embracing cocktails with tweaks and twists is what's on the menu this season. Learn how to mix them up!

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Want to treat those taste buds with the most mouth-watering and unexpected cocktails? We found some extraordinaire recipes so that you can craft some extraordinaire cocktails during your next gathering. Just take a look at our exceptional picks and convince yourself.

The Caipirinha Cocktail

Upon first impression, the Caipirinha cocktail isn't quite what it seems. Lively and robust, where the cachaça has been swapped out for Hennessy, every sip forwards you to open the cocktail's secret backdoor only to find yourself sipping on one of your newest favourites. The vibrant flavour in the cognac is a twist that is hard to forget.

45 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P
0.5 Lime cut into wedges
15 ml Simple syrup
1 Orange twist

Muddle half a lime wedge into the bottom of the shaker tin. Add all other ingredients with ice. Shake to chill and strain over crushed ice. Garnish with an orange twist.

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The Alley-Oop Cocktail

Game night, pizza and cocktails! There isn’t nothing better. Enter the Alley-Oop cocktail, a classic cocktail with a flavour that will linger. The drink is your go-to for the perfect fizzy blend of whatever takes your fancy. Bright and energetic, expect a bubbling twist in this friendly and trendy drink.

35 ml Hennessy V.S
50 ml Orange juice
60 ml Tonic water
1 Orange wedge

Fill a rocks glass with ice. Add Hennessy V.S and orange juice. Top up with tonic. Stir, chill, garnish!

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The Jalapina Cocktail

The Jalapina cocktail excels in excellence. The cocktail's modern tweaks and twists turn this concoction into an impressive work of art. Keeping the true spirit of mixology well alive and kicking, this Hennessy V.S drink is elevated and refined for the perfect sip, blending smooth sweet pineapple with a kick of jalapeño.

45 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P
90 ml Pineapple juice
1 Slices jalapeño
1 Basil leaf and pineapple wedge

Muddle jalapeño in a shaker. Add Hennessy V.S.O.P and pineapple juice with ice in a shaker. Shake and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish.

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The Rebound Cocktail

Zingy and zesty, the Rebound cocktail is so extensive and so exotic you may just like it too much! This elevated twist on a Greyhound cocktail brings the sweetness of the pineapple to play off nicely on the cognac. Bold and impeccably extraordinaire, the cocktail is everyday madness wrapped into a beach paradise and infused with tiki motifs.

45 ml Hennessy V.S
30 ml Grapefruit juice
60 ml Pineapple juice
2 Dash Angostura Bitters
10 ml Lemon juice or squeeze of one lemon wedge
1 Grapefruit wedge or pineapple wedge

Pour Hennessy V.S, grapefruit juice, pineapple juice, Angostura bitters, lemon juice into a rocks glass with ice. Stir once to combine. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

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The Ginger Mojito Cocktail

Spoiled for choice? The Ginger Mojito cocktail is always a winner. Spritzy ginger ale infused with Hennessy V.S, lime, mint and sugar makes this drink sweet, delicious and refreshing. Originally from Cuba and developed in the 19th century, the added Hennessy twist incorporates taste, style and gentle spiciness for your personal tropical paradise.

50 ml Hennessy V.S
80 ml Ginger ale
20 ml Fresh lime juice
15 ml Sugar Syrup
10 Mint leaves

Place one mint leaves in the bottom of a shaker tin and press to bruise with a muddler. Add all liquid (except ginger ale) to the shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain in a Collins glass with crushed ice. Top with ginger ale. Garnish with a mint sprig.

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  • Hennessy V.S

    Hennessy Very Special (V.S) is one of the most popular cognacs in the world. Matured in new oak barrels, Hennessy V.S is bold and fragrant. Its beguiling character is uniquely Hennessy, a timeless choice with an intensity all its own. Hennessy V.S offers toasted and fruit notes, with a rich, clearly defined palate and a welcoming exuberance.

    Hennessy V.S expresses its vibrant and dynamic personality through unique artist partnerships and annual limited editions. Easy to enjoy, it’s a perfect cognac for high-energy occasions and sharing the moment.

    The round and robust flavours of Hennessy V.S make it very versatile and ideal for any cocktail possibility, from classic recipes and sophisticated cocktail creations to easy mixed drinks.


    Since 1765, Maison Hennessy has perfected the art of cognac-making, a tradition perpetuated by eight generations of Master Blenders. A legacy of cultural openness lets Maison Hennessy shine around the world, wherever its celebrated cognacs are shared.

    In 1817, James Hennessy created a unique blend for the future King George IV of England. From the encounter of these two visionaries, was born the first Hennessy “Very Superior Old Pale,” know today as Hennessy V.S.O.P.

    The savoir-faire of the Maison Hennessy is fully expressed in this balanced cognac: the selection of eaux-de-vie, aging and assemblage. A cognac of remarkable consistency and vitality, Hennessy V.S.O.P conveys all of the savoir-faire of the Hennessy master blenders who have ensured the continued success of this harmonious assemblage for 200 years.