Try these 4 Hennessy winter cocktails at home
Enjoy new experiences and new sensations through four Hennessy winter cocktails, all of them rich and exclusive in character.
Crafted with an endearing amount of playfulness and know-how, these four cognac cocktails are undeniably going to be the talk of the town, with new tasting notes coming alive with every sip.
The Hennessy & Champagne cocktail
“Bitter and dry, this one is made for special occasions!” The Hennessy & Champagne cocktail will have you dreaming about the dazzling Prohibition-era and its mesmerising settings and speeded-up slapsticks. The subtle roundness and sweet effervescence of the champagne is the drink's true heart.
30 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P or Hennessy V.S
3 Dashes of Angostura bitters
1 Sugar cube
Top with champagne
Soak the sugar cube in Angostura. Place in flute and add Hennessy cognac. Top your winter cocktail with champagne and garnish with a cherry.
The Old Fashioned cocktail
“Perfectly blended, with a lingering taste of sweet spice!”
Every note is sincere. Once you get past this cognac cocktail's opening eruptions of bitters, your palate will feel like it’s hosting hundreds of party guests hollering and doing the Charleston.
50 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P
15 ml Simple syrup
2 Dashes of Angostura bitters
1 Orange zest
Drop bitters into an Old-Fashioned glass filled with ice cubes. Add a splash of water and the syrup. Pour in the Hennessy V.S.O.P cognac slowly. Garnish your drink with a twist of orange.
The Little Peaty cocktail
“An epic short drink that fuses peat and smoke.”
With a distinguished taste, and a rather theatrical appearance, the Little Peaty cocktail will draw you in with its inexhaustible variety of smoothness, sweetness and smokiness.
30 ml Hennessy V.S
5 ml Ardbeg
15 ml Orange liqueur
Add all ingredients and ice to a shaker tin. Shake until chilled. Strain into a shot glass. Drop a cherry to the bottom of your winter cocktail.
The Per Sempre cocktail
“A timeless cocktail, made richer and more complex”
Per Sempre is like a guest at a wild gathering who finds the frenzy tiresome and would rather be at home reading, but can't let on because he's supposed to be the life of the party – simply put, it’s dry, bitter and dangerously appealing.
45 ml Hennessy V.S.O.P
15 ml Campari™
15 ml Amaro Nonino™
4 Dashes of orange bitters (or Angostura bitters)
1 Orange twist
Add all cocktail ingredients to a pitcher with ice and stir until well chilled. Strain over a large ice cube in a Rocks glass. Garnish your drink with an orange twist.
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.
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